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March 13, 2018 2:21 PM Botswana to bid for AFCON Under-17

Botswana Football Association (BFA) chief executive officer, Mfolo Mfolo said they will bid for the junior tournament, which dovetails with the association's ambitions. Since he took office in 2016, BFA president, Maclean Letshwiti has focused on youth development, arguing it is key to turning around the fortunes of the national team. Addressing a monthly 164

March 1, 2018 9:32 AM New GU boss promises swift changes

Nsunge was co-opted into the position recently after the resignation of Rapula Okaile. "From now on, you will be seeing a different GU. Of late we have attracted negative reports. We have some differences within the club which will have to be reconciled and that is what I will start doing," Nsunge said yesterday at a media briefing. He said the club should 164

February 23, 2018 3:00 PM Sports budget inches closer to P100 million

The actual figure from last year was just above P60million, but rose to P93million, thanks to the country hosting a number of international events, which included the World Youth Netball Cup and the World Baseball Softball Confederation Congress. This year’s increase, therefore is significant, considering Botswana will host only one major tournament 140

February 16, 2018 3:00 PM Pabalinga promises successful CUCSA games

He was, however, this week given a mammoth task of leading a team to organise the 2018 Confederation of University and College Sport Association (CUCSA) Games to be held in Gaborone in June. Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng announced the members of the local organising committee (LOC) this week, with Pabalinga 171

February 16, 2018 3:00 PM BPL autonomy talks gain momentum after SA trip

This comes in the wake of the BPL board’s trip to South Africa for a benchmarking exercise at the Premier Soccer League (PSL). The BPL has for years advocated for independence from the mother body in order to, amongst others, be able to negotiate its own sponsorship. Although the association has always stated that the BPL would have to be autonomous 160

February 16, 2018 3:00 PM I won’t go back until they apologise – Zakhem

Talks over Zakhem’s return have heightened in recent days following the resignation of chairperson, Rapula Okaile this week. Zakhem was at the helm during GU’s purple patch, which saw them win a league title and two Mascom Top 8 titles between 2009 and 2015. However, ownership wrangles began to eat into the team, and Zakhem opted out, which gave birth 127

February 16, 2018 9:41 AM Mogorosi, Msomi suspended for 17 games

Mogorosi, who was returning from suspension was given a heftier suspension of 10 games, which means his season is almost over. He was also slapped with a P10,000 fine to be paid within 14 days. Msomi will be out for seven games and also has to pay a P10,000 fine within 14 days. The two led a furious charge at TAFIC defender, Samuel Phiri who had aggressively 130

January 24, 2018 3:00 PM Ex-Juventus star, Davids eyes Botswana academy

Davids was in Botswana this week, together with a delegation from Spain's La Liga, which is expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Botswana Premier League (BPL). BFA public relations and marketing officer, Tumo Mpatane said Davids was in the country on a fact finding mission. On the La Liga, BPL partnership, Mpatane said focus will be on improving 196

January 19, 2018 3:00 PM Wanderers seal P52,000 sponsorship deal

The deal was announced early this week at Morupule Mine, with the club receiving P10,000 in cash while P42, 000 will be in a form of advertising space. Massive Brands will handle all the club’s branding. Wanderers’ patron, Ernest Phiri said it was a blessing to have the community of Palapye on board to help the team achieve its mission of gaining promotion 177

November 1, 2017 11:41 PM Ederson, Stones, Otamendi, Sterling all rate 9/10 in Man City win at Napoli

This was a historic performance from Manchester City and not just because of Sergio Aguero breaking the club's all-time scoring record. This may well go down in the future as the night City confirmed their status as proper contenders for football's greatest title. Pushed and tested to the limit by a Napoli side that had plenty of guile, City came through 196