BFA calls for strategies to boost Francistown

BFA President Maclean Letshwiti. PIC. LESEDI MKHUTSHWA
BFA President Maclean Letshwiti. PIC. LESEDI MKHUTSHWA

FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Football Association (BFA) president Maclean Letshwiti has called on government to consider coming up with strategies aimed at turning Francistown into a sport tourism centre of note.

Letshwiti made the remarks recently at the official launch of sponsorship for division one and two soccer leagues that are run by the Francistown Regional Football Association (FRAFA).

He said that the move could help grow the ailing economy of the city. The BFA president highlighted that renowned countries such as the United Kingdom (UK) and some Asian nations have successfully leveraged on sports tourism to improve their economies. 

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