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The Mares put on a passionate display

BFA would like to time to congratulate the Mares on their victory against Namibia. The Women’s National Team put on a passionate display and the nation well behind them.

“Thank you all bagaetsho for coming to support the team today, a very good attendance and support for the team,” said BFA President, Maclean Letshwiti

Botswana won the first leg 1-0. Mare Captain Bonang Otlhagile says they head to Namibia knowing they will be facing a totally new challenge in the second Leg of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers. Paprika as her teammates calls her says they have seen the type of team the brave Gladiators are and will be trying to turn on the afterburners in Windhoek in order to win the tie.

The Mares flew off to Namibia on this morning to face Namibia on Tuesday 09th April 2019 in Windhoek.

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COSAFA and LaLiga Instructors’ Masterclass gets underway

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) Technical Division led by Acting Technical Director, Dr. Carolin Braun today (Wednesday) joined their counterparts from the COSAFA region in a virtual Instructors Masterclass powered by COSAFA in partnership with LaLiga. The BFA participants include Alex Malete, Duncan Tshegofatso, Kaelo Kaelo, Jaqueline Gaboinelwe and Barobi Ngwako.

COSAFA and La Liga seek to improve football in the region with this exciting project where they look to equip regional instructors with training methods, academy structure, player development path, game model and overall, how to make a good instructor.

BFA acting TD Dr. Carolin Braun

The course is a pilot program which kickstarted its first of the two sessions beginning April 21st, 2021 and the second took place today, Wednesday May 5th, 2021.  The BFA Acting Technical Director, Dr. Carolin Braun was today jubilant that all participants from the Botswana FA will be able to harness their skills for the betterment of the BFA development structures.

She further highlighted that the courses come at the right time when the entire football system is regenerating for the future. Dr. Braun was also confident that the BFA has chosen capable individuals who have made a commitment to take the lessons and safeguard the country’s footballing prospects. 

BFA Women development officer, Barobi Ngwako

The first day of the course was manned by Juan Florit – Head of LaLiga Football Projects and Andoni Bombín – Head of Methodology at Athletic Club, while today’s session was led by Saul Vazquez – Football Projects Specialist and Carlos Casal – Football Projects Coordinator, respectively.

 

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