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Slovakia Football Federation to Visit Botswana

Botswana Football Association is set to welcome a high-level Slovakia delegation on the 9th to 13th April. The Slovakia Football Federation last year donated the mini dress room to the Botswana Football Association through the Eufa assist program and the two Federations have promised to work together more going forward.

The purpose of the Slovak visit will be for the two organizations to have a skills exchange and interact on football operations done by the two countries. The delegation which will include the President of the Football Association of Slovak will have an opportunity to explore the challenges Botswana faces and interact with the BFA staff to share on the progress of the game.

Botswana Football Association secretary General Mfolo Mfolo says this is an exciting time for the Football Association with such visits the Football Association can benefit a lot in Empowerment of the secretariat and maintaining good relationships with other Federations


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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