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Mqondisi Dube
  • A normal BFA is abnormal

    It’s nothing out of the usual. A highly volatile and political atmosphere permeates the walls of Lekidi Centre with unerring regularity. It’s a place where angels fear to tread, with any attempt to go against the tide leaving reputations in...

  • Motlhanka makes impressive first class debut

    Motlhanka, who has previous experience playing abroad, will be in Zimbabwe until the end of the month where he is participating in the Logan Cup, the country's premier domestic competition. Motlhanka left Gaborone last week Friday to join up with...

  • BFA: What went wrong?

    Mmegi Sport: There has been all talk about missing funds, please tell us what transpired? Letshwiti: What transpired is that there is no money missing. When FIFA funds an association, the funding comes with rules and regulations and one of those...

  • Wright is right but...

    Africa’s finest talent converged in Cameroon early this month for what is supposed to be the continent’s biggest football jamboree. The festival has got off to an underwhelming start with sparse crowds on the terraces to go with languid displays...

  • A third of BFA employees face the chop

    Four employees have left the organisation as a result, with a further 10 expected to follow suit before the end of February 2022. The BFA earlier this year announced a restructuring exercise meant to rationalise operations.The association indicated...

  • Motsepe gets it wrong

    Patrice Motsepe’s financial power and his success at Mamelodi Sundowns were the undoubted magnates that convinced a regime-change hungry football family to give the wealthy South African the CAF top post. Motsepe’s predecessor, Ahmad Ahmad from...

  • Mares could qualify for AFCON without kicking a ball

    The Mares are a two-legged tie away from sealing their first-ever qualification to the continental tournament. Zimbabwe is the next opponent, but Botswana’s neighbours face a FIFA ban for the government’s interference in football matters.FIFA...

  • Cricket team left licking wounds

    Pitted in what appeared an easy group against Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Mozambique, there were also no traditional irritants like Namibia, Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria. Botswana were the favourites, entering the tournament held in Rwanda as...

  • Silver lining for Dinaledi

    The girls lost their first six matches but managed to salvage some pride in the remaining two, beating Tanzania and Zimbabwe. It was the silver lining at the end of the tournament that will encourage Dinaledi ahead of the 2023 World Cup qualifiers...

  • One of Zebras’ finest dancers leaves the stage

    Ramatlhakwana’s deadly boot carried much of the weight during a memorable campaign that delivered the Zebras’ one and thus far, only dance at the AFCON finals in 2012. It was during a period when the Zebras emphatically shed the unwanted...

  • Three FIFA dates, no Zebras in sight

    Just days before their departure to South Africa where the COSAFA Cup was played, coach Adel Amrouche left his post. The Belgian has not been replaced, with the Botswana Football Association (BFA) chief executive officer, Goabaone Taylor indicating...

  • Premier League feels the heat

    Responding to Mmegi Sport inquiries, Botswana Football League (BFL) chief executive officer, Solomon Ramochotlhwane said there are considerations to move kick-off times. But evening matches would mean clubs will have to fork out more for floodlights....

  • Rollers, GU primed for rare but welcome title tilt

    It is early days in the BFL title race, but a refreshing sight has emerged at the top end of the league table. In the last decade, Township Rollers and Mochudi Centre Chiefs were the dominant forces, which contributed to an intriguing tournament. The...

  • Elephant census: Kaza, Botswana’s big task

    KAZA’s estimated 220,000 elephants have attracted global attention. The majority of these elephants, about 130,000, reside in Botswana with neighbouring Zimbabwe home to an estimated 80,000 of the animals.The other three KAZA members; Angola,...

  • Cricket team focussed ahead of Cameroon clash

    The team is in Rwanda for the T20 World Cup Africa Sub-Regional qualifiers and kicked off their campaign with 75 run win over Sierra Leone on Tuesday. Their next game is against Cameroon today. Botswana will fancy their chances against what appears a...

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