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Mqondisi Dube
  • Mares wow fans with special sing-along performance

    If there were jitters ahead of the Mares’ debut performance at the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, the fears were emphatically banished as Burundi was put to the sword in a 4-2 drubbing on Monday night.It was another night where the nation had...

  • BFA dismiss ‘reckless’ WASBO statement

    The Mares are in Morocco for the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) finals and kick off their debut campaign against Burundi tonight. WASBO, in a statement released earlier today, hit at the BFA for excluding women football leaders from the...

  • Botswana, Namibia have only one CAF approved stadium

    The rest have been condemned by the continent’s soccer governing body. The consolation is that this could be reversed with proper repair works to the concerned facilities.The sorry state of some facilities in both countries might not be the be-all...

  • Angels descend in ruthless fashion

    The neutrals will feel cheated by circumstances beyond their control. It was an unfair, tough examination. The football gods dictated that only one of Angels or Chiefs will join the Premier League assembly next season.It was a cruel way to pick one...

  • Botswana breaks duck but sings the blues

    Botswana made its debut at the annual tournament last year and failed to win a game in four attempts. This year, it was looking bleak after five straight defeats left Botswana with bitter memories of the past. However, the Reginald Nehonde-coached...

  • Seetso moves closer to Grand Slam dream

    The 17-year-old won his second ITF title when he brushed aside South African, Rohan Loubser. Seetso’s latest triumph came in Pretoria last Friday where he was the top seed in the ITF/CAT J4 tournament. He breezed through to the final where he met...

  • Badman runs into trouble with his fans

    The fans, who have cheered Makwala at the height of his career, were quick to call for his retirement after his recent showings in the Diamond League. But Makwala has a sharp tongue too and doesn’t hold back. He was curt in telling his...

  • Football chews Rollers but struggles to swallow

    The blitzkrieg is turning into a painstakingly slow process that entered its fourth month with no solution in sight. It started as a straightforward disciplinary issue with Rollers waiting for the lash on the back. But that lash has taken forever to...

  • The year of the guns

    The war has raged on since and the guns are still not silent. On Thursday April 21, the media was awash with news that former Botswana President, Ian Khama and three other high profile figures were facing charges related to illegal possession of...

  • Football dragged back to usual corner

    The start of the Botswana Premier League season was laden with controversy after five teams; Extension Gunners, Notwane, Mahalapye Railway Highlanders, Gilport Lions, and Mogoditshane Fighters were expelled from the league. The five were said to have...

  • Rollers not off the hook

    Rollers were due to know their fate last week, but the sentencing was postponed to this week Wednesday. While there has been speculation that Rollers might get a slap on the wrist for their transgression, there are reports the club could pay the full...

  • When sport leaders speak in forked tongues

    The code has proved to be the undoubted goose that lays the golden egg and a trusted conveyor belt of endless talent. The latest wonderkid is Letsile Tebogo who recently broke the world 100m Under-20 record. But is Botswana ready to make the next...

  • Nico clears one but key hurdle remains

    ‘The rise of Selebi-Phikwe’s green machine was confirmed recently when Nico dumped the second tier boys and joined the elite sides. Nico was relegated to the First Division in 2017 when all ominous signs were on the table. Their return was not...

  • Football must abandon ostrich approach

    We have been dragged here once again by the now infamous Ratanang saga. It’s not new and it’s not isolated. Football walked this path not too long ago with the Ofentse Nato saga.Where there is a will, there is a way. But are there concerted...

  • Football must abandon ostrich approach

    It’s not new and it’s not isolated. Football walked this path not too long ago with the Ofentse Nato saga. Where there is a will, there is a way. But are there concerted genuine efforts to pull football out of its self-made abyss? There is little...

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