BONA faces uphill task to win AFCON bid

Huge task: Mamelodi says a lot needs to be done to win the bid. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Huge task: Mamelodi says a lot needs to be done to win the bid. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The Botswana-Namibia (BONA) 2027 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) bid committee has its hands full in putting together a comprehensive bid document to convince continental body, CAF.

Bid committee chairperson, Ashford Mamelodi acknowledged the tough task ahead with his committee working around the clock to compile a bid book, which is due to be presented to CAF.

Speaking during the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) annual general meeting this week, Mamelodi said CAF has not yet opened the bid or informed them of the requirements around the event.

Editor's Comment
Masisi should avoid diplomatic tensions

Mokgweetsi Masisi’s recent spats regarding the supposed involvement of Eswatini and South Africa in accommodating former president Ian Khama have sparked concerns about the potential ramifications on diplomatic relations. While transparency is valued, it must be accompanied by strategic communication to mitigate unintended consequences.President Masisi’s comments during a diplomatic heads meeting have drawn attention to the delicate balance...

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