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Cascading Of The New BFA Constitution

1. Reference is made to Circular No. 12 of 2016, which Circular was notifying all the Botswana Football Association (BFA) structures about the approval of the new BFA Constitution by the Director of Civil and National Registration.

2. Further to the approval of the new Constitution, an urgent plan has been drawn to cascade the Constitution to the Regions ahead of the Annual General Assembly (AGA) to be held on Saturday 30th July 2016. The schedule will be as per the table below:

Friday 29th April 2016, Eastern Block, Mahalapye, 17h00hrs
Saturday 30th April 2016, Southern Block, Jwaneng, 09h00hrs
Sunday 1st May 2016, Western Block, Tsabong, 09h00hrs
Saturday 7th May 2016, Northern Block, Kasane, 09h00hrs

3. Block Chairpersons shall be expected to identify and communicate the venues, and to advise on accommodation needs of their respective regional representatives. They shall also be expected to join the BFA delegation in this exercise.

4. All regions are therefore invited to send their Chairpersons and/or Secretaries to their respective Block cascading meetings at the stated times. Debswana National First Division Clubs and beMOBILE Premiership Clubs are expected to send their Chairpersons to the cascading sessions within their respective Blocks; e.g. Motlakase, Green Lovers and Miscellaneous will be expected to attend meetings of the Eastern Block.

5. These meetings will also serve the purpose of Blocks evaluating their readiness for their respective play-offs.

6. All BFA structures are once again urged to peruse through the Constitution and familiarize themselves with its contents in readiness for the cascading of the Constitution.

7. Should any of the Structures wish to seek clarity pertaining to the foregoing, they should feel free to contact the BFA Executive office.

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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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