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  • FC could leave Popa after bust-up with Kavazovic

    June 22, 2018 2:00 PM 9

    While Popa had a very successful season; winning the league trophy, the Mascom Top 8 and reaching the group stages of the CAF Champions League, the team could lose one of its key players, Lemponye ‘FC’ Tshireletso. Earlier this week, it was reported that the attacking midfielder had a training bust-up with coach, Nikola Kavazovic, resulting in the former

  • BFA's electoral committee nullifies SOFA elections

    June 22, 2018 2:00 PM 9

    Sydney Kafeka, a losing candidate, had lodged an appeal with the Electoral Committee arguing the elections were not fair. The Electoral Committee this week concurred with Kafeka, and therefore ordered a re-run. Lesego Leaketsa, viewed as anti-establishment and former president Tebogo Sebego’s sympathiser, had triumphed in the elections. Kafeka had complained

  • Duo at Highlands Park as Mpote heads to Orapa

    June 14, 2018 9:59 AM 42

    If he passes his medicals, the winger will follow in the footsteps of his Zebras teammates Thatayaone Kgamanyane and Kabelo Seakanyeng, who recently sealed three-year deals with the Port Elizabeth-based Chippa United. Orapa United’s vice chairman, Kennekae Nkape confirmed Highlands Park’s interest. Nkape said they have not held talks with Highlands Park and that would

  • Rollers, Sundowns in friendly talks

    June 14, 2018 9:59 AM 39

    He however said the fixture would be used a preparations for the CAF Champions league, which both teams are involved in. "At this stage nothing is finalised. We have sent a proposal to Sundowns. The idea is to play them on June 30 (in South Africa) and they would come to us on July 7. But at the moment nothing is complete yet. We have to finalise details

  • BFA undecided on 2026 World Cup bids

    June 8, 2018 2:00 PM 44

    The host of the 2026 World Cup would be announced in Russia on Wednesday, on the eve of this year’s tournament kick-off. FIFA’s 209 associations will vote through a secret ballot, to decide the hosts of the 2026 World Cup. Letshwiti will travel to Russia and cast his vote but as of yesterday, he had not made up his mind on which bid to pick. The BFA president

  • Revitalised Mankgantai chases COSAFA record

    June 8, 2018 2:00 PM 37

    As he trots out on to the new Peter Mokaba pitch at 5pm tonight, Mankgantai stands on the brink of history as he chases the tournament’s all-time leading scorer accolade. Zimbabwean, Ovidy Karuru scored six in the 2017 edition held in the North West, and Mankgantai, who put away two beautiful strikes against Angola and Swaziland, is just one behind with five. Mankgantai

  • Zebras injury-free ahead of Mauritius clash

    June 1, 2018 11:00 AM 53

    They kicked off the tournament with a 2-1 victory over Angola with goals from Kabelo Seakanyeng and Onkabetse Makgantai. Seakanyeng was on target again in the second game against Malawi on Wednesday evening. He scored an equaliser in the dying minutes of the game to earn the Zebras a vital point after Malawi had taken the lead for the better part of the match

  • Bondo pays price for COSAFA blunder

    May 22, 2018 4:22 PM 38

    Bondo was sent home midway through last year's tournament after his questionable handling of the Zimbabwe/Madagascar tie. The Zimbabwe officials lodged a complaint with the COSAFA Referees Committee, after claiming their team was denied two clear cut penalties. "Every year, COSAFA makes its independent selection of referees that will given responsibilities

  • Coach embarrasses BRU over Vultures job

    May 18, 2018 2:00 PM 37

    While Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) president, Lesedi Keekae was making an announcement at the National Stadium on Wednesday afternoon; across town Greeves was busy drafting his resignation letter. Greeves has coached Vultures since 2008 and his contract ended last year. During his stay, he won nine games and lost 14 out of the 23 he coached. That makes

  • BFA to decide on Morocco’s 2026 bid

    May 12, 2018 4:00 AM 36

    Morocco is bidding to become the second African country to host World Cup, and officials from the North African country were recently in Botswana to present their bid book. BFA president, Maclean Letshwiti said they will make a decision after the meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) on May 25. “They (Morocco officials) were in Botswana to present