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BFA NEC board meeting nullifies the 2020/21 season

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) National Executive Committee members have resolved that the 2020/2021 football season be nullified.  The decision to annul this year’s footballing season was arrived at in an NEC board meeting held at Avani Hotel in Gaborone today (Saturday).

Today’s other resolutions include;

1. Adoption of the return to play guidelines to be submitted to the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and culture Development (MYSC) and the Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC).
2. The Nullification of the 2020/2021 season,
3. There will also be football tournament.
4. Formalisation of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the BFA ad the Botswana Football League (BFL).
5. The BFL adoption of the constitution
6. Club licensing roadmap, adoption of the new regulations and an appointment of the First Instance Body and the Appeal body.
7. BFA infrastructure development

BFL Board Chairperson Aryl Ralebala

The BFA NEC comprise of the BFA President, Maclean Letshwiti, BFA VP1 Marshlow Motlogelwa, BFA VP2, Masego Ntshingane, NEC members, Carlos Sebina, Tico Kamati, Alec Fela Monyake, Female representative, Lobito Ncube, Southern Block representative Sydney Kafela, Northern Block, Tshegofatso Balisi, Western Block representative, Olson Mantle, Eastern Block representative Barulaganye Moloi, Botswana Football League Chairman, Aryl Ralebala and First Division representative, Sydney Magagane.

Also present was the BFA acting CEO, Thabiso Kebotsamang and the BFA Legal eagle, Pako Moakofhi.

BFA VP1 Marshlow Motlogelwa

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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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