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Kabelo Boranabi
  • No decision on women's leagues start

    The First Division leagues will follow on November 13 while the men’s regional leagues are to start in late November. The women’s league football is played at the regional level and BFA chief executive officer, Gaobaone Taylor told Mmegi Sport...

  • Forest, Chiefs headline season opener

    However, the dusty grounds in the second tier football have attracted a reasonable following across the country. Those particular football fans were earlier this week thrown into some level of excitement after the First Division South (FDS) league...

  • Mares out of COSAFA Cup

    The defeat means the team missed out on an opportunity to squeeze through to the semi finals as the best runners-up.This is the first time in three years the Mares have failed to reach the knockout round of the COSAFA Championship after a fourth...

  • Tight affairs in ping-pong finale

    The finale will be played on Thursday and Friday at the BUAN Hall in Sebele. The ping pong season has been heavily affected by the reoccurring bans on competitive sports competitions. But now the paddlers will be motivated by the enormous P25,000...

  • Holes in BFA's COVID-19 bio bubble

    This essentially involves instituting protocols to be followed during hotel stay, travel or transportation to venues, training sessions, actual sports events and recreational spots. The bio-bubble has across the world aided a smooth return of...

  • Trouble brewing at BFL

    Its membership is made up of the 16 Premiership clubs. Of the 16, six have expressed their unhappiness over the status of the elite league. The six are, Gaborone United, Township Rollers, Gilport Lions, Notwane, Extension Gunners and Mogoditshane...

  • COVID-19 Hits The Mares

    The gaffer tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) prior to the trip, Botswana Football Association (BFA) has said. Thaloba Nthaga has since been roped in with Belindah Moatswi and Thabo Motang as assistant coaches while Joseph Maposa remains...

  • Perekisi, Ndzinge Win Gaborone Open

    The country’s second ranked man, Perekisi was in a good form in the tournament that started on Friday. He beat Tlamelang Kepaletswe of Gaborone Badminton Club (GBC) 2-0 to win his first ever-senior championship.Kepaletswe bagged a silver medal...

  • Upbeat women’s teams in glory hunt

    The senior team, the Mares will leave for Gqeberha, South Africa, tomorrow for the COSAFA Women’s Championship while the Under-20 have flown out to Angola for the first leg of the first round of the 2022 FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup.The...

  • BFL endures bumpy first 12-months

    The BFL is an organ established to run the elite league independently from the Botswana Football Association (BFA). It was finally incepted at the BFA elective congress in October 2020. Its primary role is to be the administrative body for the...

  • Dynamos' empty well leaves Cooper high and dry

    He signed a two-year deal with MTN Super League side Lusaka Dynamos, as the club’s marquee signing in that transfer window. Cooper was reportedly promised a signing-on fee of $25,000 (approximately P250,000), a monthly salary in the region of...

  • New Era College Dominates BOTTESSA Open

    This was Mooketsi's first championship in over two years since he lost his Botswana Table Tennis Association (BTTA) top ranked spot early 2020. The now country's fourth ranked was in New Era College colors at the BUAN Hall held tournament....

  • Rule change for ping-pong's biggest prize

    However, the BTTA has said it is working on amending the criteria for the prize dubbed ‘The life-changing award’. The BTTA and Phoenix Assurance Botswana, last year launched an annual P70,000 sponsorship for the tournament that will see winners...

  • Kelly gets P200,000 boost for Dakar Rally

    The Kalahari Rally and Rallye du Maroc (Morocco Rally) are the only 2021 Dakar Rally entry races in Africa. The winners of the two rallies get cash injections to aid their preparations for the prestigious event that will be held in Saudi Arabia for...

  • Whither sport: Football fires blanks

    Last week, the Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Tumiso Rakgare reiterated the country’s intentions to bid for the 2027 AFCON. It is now nine years since that AFCON appearance in 2012 in Gabon, which was the Zebras'...

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