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Mqondisi Dube
  • Zakhem, Letshwiti fall-out rumbles on

    He is seemingly the driver in a possible coup aimed at removing BFA president, Maclean Letshwiti.As the big fall-out continues, both parties appear prepared for a bare-knuckled fight, with no immediate talk of smoking the peace pipe. But Zakhem said...

  • BFA mulls P15m loan for league start

    Reports are that the new league season will not kick off until the BFL secures P15 million. There has been little success in the sponsorship hunt, with most corporates reportedly demanding concrete schedules for the return to action.Football...

  • Cricket team’s chances hang in the balance

    After a bright start, Botswana has seen chances of progressing to the semi-finals blighted by two successive defeats at the hands of Zimbabwe and Rwanda. The local players have slid to fourth place after leading the six-team log following their wins...

  • Self-Belief Behind Strong Start- Coach

    Botswana is hosting the 11 team tournament which began on Thursday and the team had won its opening two matches ahead of their match against Zimbabwe yesterday.The local side obliterated a hapless Eswatini team with a 195-run victory, the world’s...

  • Cricket Feast Beckons As 10 Nations Arrive

    Botswana welcomes 10 nations tomorrow (Tuesday) as they prepare for a 11-day battle between September 9 and 19. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, spectators will not allowed into the cricket arena, instead will enjoy the action through live...

  • No 9/11 football return

    The wait will drag on as nearly 600 days later, local football has not returned. COVID-19 restrictions have shouldered much if not all of the blame.Botswana Football League chairperson, Aryl Ralebala confirmed to Mmegi Sport this week, football...

  • September 11 fails to end 545-days wait

    A fourth crashed in rural Pennsylvania. The deadliest terror attack left tonnes of rubble, nearly 3,000 dead and hundred others injured. The date, 9/11 has, since 2001, gained new significance on the calendar. It could have been a coincidence that...

  • NEC to decide BFA assembly date

    BFA’s annual meeting was delayed last year owing to COVID-19 and was only held in October. The elective general assembly saw Maclean Letshwiti retained for a second term. The BFA president has faced criticism of late but recently hit back at his...

  • FIFA Date To Pass With Zebras inactive

    The government announced the ban of sports activities until September 7, with the next international date starting from August 30 to September 7, 2021. Botswana Football Association (BFA) president, Maclean Letshwiti said it is unlikely the national...

  • Letshwiti hits back at critics

    Letshwiti has had to contend with uncomfortable questions in recent weeks, with the lack of football action particularly dominating conversations. Local leagues have not been played since March last year, and the fans are growing restive. During the...

  • Athletics on track to spark new revolution

    Football has long been Botswana’s pampered code, enjoying near undiluted attention from both the fans and administrators. The football purse has been healthier than the more than 40 other Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) codes.It is...

  • Letshwiti, Zakhem: What went wrong?

    Nicholas Zakhem was regarded as the power behind the throne when delegates trooped out of Tlotlo Conference Centre after a marathon Botswana Football Association (BFA) election, one late night in August 2016. Maclean Letshwiti had defeated incumbent,...

  • Rest Pio, yours was a frenetic race

    As my fingers approached the keyboard, my heart raced faster. But I had to do it, and I believe if you had to know that I did not pen one, you would be utterly disappointed. We are living in a moment where one second, one is here and the next they...

  • Hurdles as football attempts return

    The government has halted sport activities until September 7, citing rising COVID-19 cases. It means clubs are unable to train until then, just four days before the scheduled new season kick-off. In the boardroom, it has emerged, authorities are...

  • 'Zim Dollar' relishes Pretoria Callies challenge

    Glamour Sports Director, Comfort ‘Big Fish’ Ramatebele represents Ndlovu and is happy to have landed the player a deal abroad. “We are happy with the terms of the deal. There is an option for another year,” Ramatebele said. Ndlovu is...

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