She Zebras� nickname to be discarded

Nkutlwisang speaking to journalists yesterday PIC KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Nkutlwisang speaking to journalists yesterday PIC KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) is considering re-branding the senior women football side after sexist claims against the ‘She Zebras’ moniker.

The team had been called the Lady Zebras and the Female Zebras amongst other names in the past years but they were announced as the She Zebras prior to the departure for this year’s edition of the COSAFA Senior Women Championships held in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

The name, She Zebras, did not go well with local football fans and pundits alike as they took it to different social media platforms to show disapproval of the name terming it as sexist while some decried lack of creativity in coming up with the name for the team.

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