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Head of Women’s Football IWD Message

Bfa Head Of Women’s Football Tsholofelo Sethoko International Womens Day Message

As we celebrate Women’s Day in this trying times of Covid 19, we need to take this opportunity of no activities to look back and reflect on where we come from as women football and where we want to see ourselves as a whole. Women football has grown exponentially at all levels in recent times and the degree of passion for the sport shows that there is potential for further growth.

I believe women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent and empowering them should be a priority also making sure we provide them with equal opportunities in our country. If we invest in a girl/women we are investing in everyone. There is no limit to what women can accomplish if we work together as a team, if we want to grow women football we need to increase the female representation in decision making bodies and remember that where there is a women there is magic.

I WANT TO BE COUNTED AS A WOMAN WHO IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN SOCIETY, what about you?

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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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