BFA utilises FIFA date

Back in Business Peter Butler's Zebras play Mozambique on Sunday
Back in Business Peter Butler's Zebras play Mozambique on Sunday

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has fully utilised the international week with friendly matches for the Under-23 and senior men’s teams.

The Young Zebras tackle Lesotho at the National Stadium on Wednesday before their senior counterparts play Mozambique at the Lobatse Sports Complex on Sunday.

The Zebras are preparing for COSAFA Senior Challenge, which South Africa hosts in May, while the Under-23 side is involved in 2015 All Africa Games and 2016 Olympic qualifiers.

Zebras coach, Peter Butler said the senior team will report to camp on Thursday while the Under-23 side, coached by Pio Paul is already in camp. “Most of the players in the Under-23 camp will be used on Sunday against Mozambique,” revealed Butler.


The senior team picked for the Mozambique game:

Goalkeepers: Goitseone Phoko (Gaborone United), Ezekiel Morake (FC Satmos), Bophelo Kealeboga (Galaxy XI) and Kabelo Dambe (Platinum Stars)

Defenders: Obuile Ncenga (Township rollers), Richard Legwaila (Nico United), Katlego Koobakwe (Extension Gunners), Gogontle Marumo (Notwane), Mosha Gaogalalwe (BDF XI), Mosimanegape Ntwaetsile (Extension Gunners), Obonye Moswate (Township rollers), Thato Kebue (Motlakase) Kaone van der Westhuizen (Letlapeng).

Strikers: Omaatla Kebatho (Sankoyo Bush Bucks), and Onkabetse Makgantai (Nico United)

Midfielders: Mpho Kgaswane (Gaborone United), Letlhogonolo Senwelo (Police XI), Lebogang Ditsele (Letlapeng), Obonwe Maome (Gaborone United), Michael Pillar (Extension Gunners), Tapiwa Gadibolae (Township Rollers), Galabgwe Moyana (Mochudi Center Chiefs), Alphonse Modisaotsile (Gaborone United), Joel Mogorosi (Bloemfontein Celtic), Kabelo Seakanyeng (BDF XI), Lemponye Tshireletso (Mochudi Center Chiefs, Segolame Boy (Township Rollers), Topo Piet (Extension Gunners), Bonolo Phuduhudu (BDF XI).

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