Botswana misses out on Africa Super League

New initiative: Motsepe launched the Super League in Tanzania PIC: SOCCER LADUMA
New initiative: Motsepe launched the Super League in Tanzania PIC: SOCCER LADUMA

Botswana's top clubs will miss out on the inaugural edition of the CAF Super Cup, which will be held in August next year.

The competition, which will draw the continent's top 24 sides from 16 nations, is CAF president, Patrice Motsepe's brainchild.

The initiative has divided football, with its proponents arguing it will propel the level of the game within the continent, while critics view it as a divisive move. Despite recent improved performances particularly in the CAF Champions League, notably through Township Rollers and Jwaneng Galaxy, Botswana's sides did not make the cut.

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