Mmegi Online :: Botswana to bid for AFCON Under-17
Banners
Banners
Banners
Banners
Last Updated
Friday 21 September 2018, 15:09 pm.
Banners
Botswana to bid for AFCON Under-17

Botswana will bid to host the 2020 Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations, as part of gauging the strides made under an ambitious youth development program.
By Staff Writer Tue 13 Mar 2018, 16:00 pm (GMT +2)
Mmegi Online :: 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 press briefing at Lekidi Centre today, Mfolo said it imperative that the country hosts the tournament, in order to gauge progress made under the Under-15 Elite Youth League.

BFA has introduced a nationwide elite youth league program where top talent will make it to the junior national side.

Meanwhile, the Zebras play their

Banners

regular sparring partners, Lesotho, in a friendly match at the National Stadium on March 24.

The Zebras are preparing for a tough trip to Angola for a Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on March 27.

"We have to play all teams. Lesotho is also a national team," Mfolo said, in defending the choice of the opponents.

Meanwhile, Mfolo informed journalists that South Africa will replace Botswana as the 2018 COSAFA Cup hosts.

"South Africa has provisionally agreed to step in and host the COSAFA cup and we are grateful for that. The country will also host the COSAFA Women's Challenge in September," Mfolo said.

Subscribe to our Newsletter
Banners
Banners
Banners


Sport
Tue 13 Mar 2018, 16:11 pm
Tue 13 Mar 2018, 16:00 pm
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 21:21 pm
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 21:13 pm
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 21:13 pm
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 21:07 pm
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 21:07 pm
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 21:04 pm
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 21:02 pm
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 20:51 pm
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 13:37 pm
Tue 06 Mar 2018, 15:09 pm
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 17:00 pm
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 16:42 pm
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 16:42 pm
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 16:39 pm
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 16:35 pm
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 16:30 pm
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 16:19 pm
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 16:10 pm
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 15:59 pm
Thu 01 Mar 2018, 17:32 pm
Thu 01 Mar 2018, 11:42 am
Wed 28 Feb 2018, 16:37 pm
Tue 27 Feb 2018, 21:00 pm
Banners
Banners
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   9.7656
1 GBP = Pula   13.4590
1 EUR = Pula   11.9617
1 YEN = Pula   0.0882
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7938
1 Pula = USD   0.1024
1 Pula = GBP   0.0743
1 Pula = EUR   0.0836
1 Pula = YEN   11.34
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2597
Subscribe to our Newsletter
have a story? Send us a Tip
Banners
  • Previous
    Next
    Masa Centre
    ::: Monday 24 Sep - Monday 24 Sep :::
  • Previous
    Next
    Riverwalk
    ::: Monday 24 Sep - Monday 24 Sep :::
  • Previous
    The Meg
    Next
    Gamecity
    ::: Friday 10 Aug - Sunday 07 Aug :::
    The Meg
Selefu
Maruping go a boelwa.
Banners
Banners
istanbul escort