Upsurge in foreign coaches regressive

One by one, local coaches are falling off the Premiership coaching pedestal. Instead, non-citizens have taken over the Premiership.

This is quite a regressive development. What it essentially means is that the growth and empowerment of local technicians has taken an extremely backward trend. And, as the Premiership grows, chances are that the top four teams will always go for non-citizens who are perceived to be more experienced and have composure.

Once we used to have the likes of Six Keatlholetswe, Ezekiel Mooki, Stanley Tshosane, Sthando Mogwadi, Letang Kgengwenyane, Daniel ‘Chico” Nare to mention a few. But sadly all these coaches, who the Botswana Football Association and other various sports institutions invested in, have left the game and pursued other interests.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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