No progress in KBL, BFA deal

The Botswana Football League (BFL) has yet to find a title sponsor for the elite league PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
The Botswana Football League (BFL) has yet to find a title sponsor for the elite league PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The impact of COVID-19 has stalled talks for a possible sponsorship deal between the Botswana Football Association and Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL).

The brewer was a key supporter of football, sponsoring the Premier League through the Castle and St Louis brands. This was before Mascom and beMOBILE, under BTC, became the top division’s title sponsors.

With the government lifting a ban on sport sponsorship from alcohol companies, KBL has been keen to return. The BFA and KBL held preliminary talks before COVID-19 struck, which impacted progress.

Editor's Comment
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,...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up