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HUKUNTSI:  The Botswana Football Association, in collaboration with DTC Botswana, recently made history by hosting the first women’s football Block tournament in Western Block. This initiative not only provided a platform for female footballers to showcase their skills but also underscored the importance of women’s participation in sports.

The event kicked off with a safeguarding session aimed at educating players on the crucial aspects of safety and protection in football. This session served as a reminder of the responsibilities that come with being a footballer and highlighted the need for players to be aware of potential risks and how to mitigate them.

As the day progressed, the focus shifted to the match fixture between Makgabs City and Ghanzi United. The game was fiercely contested, with both teams displaying their talent and determination on the field. In the end, Makgabs City emerged victorious with a 3-2 win over Ghanzi United, securing their spot as the representatives of the Region in the upcoming DTCB Womens Football Championship in Gaborone. The event was graced by the Hukuntsi Regional Football Association leadership, DTC Botswana representatives, Hukuntsi Council Leadership, Deputy Council Secretary and Kgosi.

The tournament not only showcased the skills and competitiveness of female footballers in Western Block but also served as a platform for promoting gender equality and empowerment through sports. It highlighted the potential of women’s football and the importance of providing equal opportunities for women in the sporting arena.

The success of the women’s football Block tournament is a testament to the growing interest and support for women’s football in Botswana. It serves as a stepping stone towards greater recognition and investment in women’s sports, paving the way for more opportunities and growth in the field.

In conclusion, the DTCB Women’s Football Block tournament was a significant milestone in promoting women’s football in Botswana. It not only provided a platform for female footballers to showcase their talent but also highlighted the importance of gender equality and empowerment in sports.

The event was a success, thanks to the efforts of the Botswana Football Association and DTC Botswana, and it is hoped that it will serve as a catalyst for further development and growth in women’s football in the country.

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Tholakele Made It to BNSC Sportswoman of the Year Nominees

The nominees for the category of the sportswoman of the year at the 43rd Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) have been unveiled.
The reigning CAF Women Champions Golden Boot and Vunani Annual Botswana Women Sports Awards winner Refilwe Tholakele is up for yet another accolade, this time at The 43rd Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) Awards after the sports commission announced a list of nominees on Thursday.
The BNSC announced that, in addition to Tholakele, two other athletes have been nominated for the award: track and field athlete Oratile Rose Nowe and karateka Lesego Masimola
The winner will be announced on May 18,2024 at Royal Aria Convention Centre

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