All sweat for nothing

Fruitless: The Champions League representative will be hand picked PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Fruitless: The Champions League representative will be hand picked PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The season-long sweats by the women's teams across the country are all in vain as the Botswana Football Association (BFA) has scrapped the CAF Women's Champions League qualifiers tournament.

The season-long sweats by the women's teams across the country are all in vain as the Botswana Football Association (BFA) has scrapped the CAF Women's Champions League qualifiers tournament. The 2021–2022 women's football league campaign is the first under the Diamond Trading Company Botswana's (DTCB) three-year-long sponsorship worth P2.43 million. This campaign was played in seven of the 16 BFA regions as 66 teams competed at the regional level.

The league season started in February and was to end in the second week of May. This was to allow for this season’s CAF Champions League national playoffs, a tournament that was to be played by the regional league champions. The national playoffs carried a P25,000 winners’ prize cheque, the highest purse in the women’s game. The winners would book a ticket to this year’s CAF Women’s Champions League. The second-place prize was set at P15,000 and the third-placed team was to take home P10,000.

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Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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