Lack of funds stalls women’s league

Trend setters: The performance of the Mares is expected to spur women’s football PIC: CAFWOMENFOOTBALL
Trend setters: The performance of the Mares is expected to spur women’s football PIC: CAFWOMENFOOTBALL

Lack of funding is stalling the formation of the local women's national league, the Botswana Football Association (BFA) has said.

The just-ended football season was the most successful for the women's game since the dismantling of the Super League. A total of 55 teams in seven of the BFA's 17 regional structures competed in the 2021-2022 DTCB Women's Football League.

The inaugural DTCB Top 8 Championship was the dessert of what was a very appetising season for the women's game in five years. The women's game is now expecting an influx of new teams, following an order by CAF that the men's teams will need to have a women's team structure to participate in inter-club continental competitions.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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