Mares begin tough 2020 Olympics journey

The women's team begin their campaign against Namibia
The women's team begin their campaign against Namibia

In just two weeks, the women’s national team, nicknamed ‘Mares’ will begin their demanding journey in their bid to book a maiden Olympic Games berth.

With the continent allocated just 1.5 slots at the 2020 Tokyo games, the Mares will begin the first of the five rounds of qualification against Namibia on April 5, 2019 at the National Stadium with the away leg to be played four days later at the Sam Nujoma Stadium.

The team’s coach, Gaoletlhoo ‘Ronaldo’ Nkutlwisang is waiting for the arrival foreign-based duo of goalkeeper Sedilame Bosija and striker Thuto Ramafifi who are based in South Africa and the USA respectively as she prepares to name her final 23-member squad on Wednesday.

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