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BFA Host Official Opening Ceremony Of The CAF C –Diploma Coaching Course

The Botswana Football Association held the official opening ceremony for the CAF C–DIPLOMA COACHING COURSE today, Tuesday, September 19th, 2023, at the Lekidi Football Centre Auditorium.
 
The course gathered together 22 women from all over the country, including players. The 8-day course will run from September 18th to 25th, 2023.
 
The course is conducted by CAF Instructor – Mr. Sikalame Keatlholetswe. Present at the ceremony were the CEO of the Botswana Football Association, Mr. Mfolo E. Mfolo, and the Vice Chairman of the National Women’s Football Committee, Mr. Sello Shimane Modise.
 
Giving the course overview, Keatlholetswe urged participants to complete at least 120 hours as it is requirement from the Confederation of African Football.
 
In his address, BFA Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mfolo commended the participants to not only earn the certificates rather also use the skills acquired to take women’s football to greater heights.
 
In closing, “Have your own dreams and goals; be inspired to achieve good and positive results. Be ready to compete with your male counterparts. You should be resilient despite all the negativities and see them as positive to improve,” said Modise

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VAR System Will Make Its Debut During The COSAFA Men’s Championship Semis

The referees who will take part in the HOLLYWOODBETS COSAFA Cup 2024 from June 26to July 7 have been put through their paces in recent days. This includes the match officials who will administer the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system.

The VAR system will be used from the semi-final in Gqeberha, but will also serve as a training tool for the entire competition as the officials work with the system behind the scenes at each match to better prepare for the real thing.

In addition, Botswana referee Keabetswe Dintwa will take centre stage at this year’s COSAFA Cup, while Lucky Kegakologetswe will act as assistant referee.

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