Botswana, Malawi advance to Olympic qualifiers

Botswana and Malawi sealed their place in the next round of qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with victories in their first round, second leg ties on Tuesday. Malawi defeated Mozambique 3-0 to seal a 14-1 aggregate victory in what was a comprehensive display from the side over the two legs. The Chawinga sisters,

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Mares coach names youthful squad for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers

The Botswana Mares’ senior national team coach Gaoletlhoo ‘Ronaldoh’ Nkutlusang has named her final list of 23 players for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualifier against Namibia. The squad is a relatively youthful one with 10 players in the under-20 age-bracket making the cut. Six other players are under 23. The first leg will be

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Zebras interim coach names his provisional squad

Botswana coach Mogomotsi Mpote has named his squad for African Nations Cup qualifier against Angola which will be played on March 23 at Francistown Complex. Mpote has selected a youthful squad with Botswana already eliminated from the qualifiers. The team will report on Sunday for camp. Back in the mix is Omaatla Kebatho, who is

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BFA secures German technical expert

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has welcomed German technical expert Dr Carolin Bruan, who will be based in Gaborone for the next two years at least. BFA Chief Executive Officer Mfolo Mfolo told the media that Dr Bruan comes with a big reputation in the field of youth of women’s coaching. “She has organised courses

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Botswana part ways with experienced coach Bright

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) have parted ways with the senior men’s national team coach Major David Bright, Chief Executive Officer Mfolo Mfolo announced on Wednesday. Bright was sacked following a disappointing showing in the African Nations Cup qualifiers, in which the team has so far failed to win a single game. “Major David Bright

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Zimbabwe to tackle Botswana in Independence Day celebrations

A locally-based Zimbabwe side will take on Botswana in an international friendly match on Wednesday at the National Sports Stadium in Harare as part of the country’s Independence Day celebrations. The fixture, dubbed the President’s Cup, will be an excellent chance for both sides to fine-tune their preparations for the 2018 COSAFA Cup to be

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COSAFA clubs ready for CAF action

A host of club sides from the COSAFA region will begin their campaigns in African club competition this weekend, all eager to advance to the pool stages of the Champions League and Confederation Cup. Zambian side Zanaco host Armed Forces from Gambia in the first leg of their Champions League tie on Saturday, looking for

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FT – South Africa 1 Botswana 1

Welcome to our live coverage of the 2017 COSAFA Women Championships Group C clash between South Africa and Botswana in Bulawayo on Sunday! South Africa likely need a win to push for top spot in the pool! You can follow all the action with our blow-by-blow tracker below!