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Women Football Strategy 2019

Women Football was established in 1998 by six teams from Gaborone. A competitive league was formed in the year 2000,where teams registered with Botswana Football Association to start women’s’ league. The league grew from strength to strength and found its first sponsor AT & T Monnakgotla who sponsored from 2010 until 2013.

In 2004, a decision was made by women’s’ committee to divide the league into Super league and first division north as it had a large number of teams. Super league remained with twelve teams and first division with nine teams in 2015. Other regions such as Chobe, Palapye, Franstown, Kasane , Tsabong and Selebi Phikwe
joined and played tournaments in their own regions.

The women’s league were run and administered by the National Women’s Football Committee which was first elected before the start of season 2014/2015.

Our Vision is To increase participation of girls and women in football.

Our Mission To provide opportunities and a conducive environment for a girl child and women to participate in the game of football.

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BFA GRANTS AMROUCHE LEAVE OF ABSENCE

GABORONE, Botswana – Following the request by Senior National Team Coach, Adel Amrouche for leave of absence to attend to a personal matter, the Botswana Football Association (BFA) wishes to inform the public that he has been granted the leave with immediate effect.

Since the COSAFA tournament is the last competitive tournament for the Zebras in the immediate future, the BFA amicably resolved to release Amrouche. The affairs of the National team in preparation for the tournament, set to take place in Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa from 7-18 July 2021 shall be handed over to Letang Kgengwenyane.

“The BFA understands and supports Mr. Amrouche’s situation and wishes him all the best in his future endeavours,” said BFA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Goabaone G. Taylor.

Amrouche took over as the Zebras head coach in August 2019 on a two-year deal. After weeks of engaging with the coach over his future, an agreement was reached not to extend his contract.

Adel Amrouche

“Amrouche has been Zebras head coach since August 2019, and his leadership during that time was important to our successful development and international exposure of our players,” added Taylor.

“We appreciate all that Amrouche has done to build a disciplined team. He has always had a thorough understanding of what it takes to be a successful team and has done his best to mentor his players accordingly,” concluded Taylor.

Amrouche has since expressed gratitude towards the BFA for the opportunity.
“I’m eternally grateful for the opportunity to lead the Zebras over the last two years. I leave having picked up quite a number of valuable lessons that will be necessary in the journey ahead. I wish the Zebras success in future competitions,” Amrouche said in statement recently.

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