Plight of Female Zebras echoes global battle of sexes

The women's team will play Namibia tonight PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
The women's team will play Namibia tonight PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

They do not have the luxury of extended camps or a fully functional league, but they have shown determination and resilience in the face of adversity. It is a local plight, which mirrors an enduring global battle of the sexes, observes Staff Writer, MQONDISI DUBE

For starters, the women’s soccer team has failed to conclusively attract a nickname. ‘She Zebras, Mares and Female Zebras’ have been thrown around without firm success. The team faces an identity crisis, while their male counterparts are a known, but stuttering brand.

The women’s national league has not been played for two seasons, with the Botswana Football Association (BFA) preferring to break it into regions.

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