Olympics, BFA elections headline busy year

Election time: BFA will head to the polls in October PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Election time: BFA will head to the polls in October PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Botswana will hope to improve its performance at the world's biggest sporting event, the Olympic Games, which takes place mid-year in Paris, while back home, the country's most popular sport, football goes to the polls in October in what should be the highlight of another year that promises to thrill. MmegiSport's MQONDISI DUBE, KABELO BORANABI and CALISTUS KOLATSHO preview the 12 months ahead

Football's difficult start

Football has plunged into a crisis after the infamous December 16 gathering of Premier League shareholders in Palapye. The game is struggling to recover from the events of that afternoon where Nicholas Zakhem and Jagdish Shah were removed as directors. This week Zakhem was suspended as the BFL shareholder while Shah reportedly resigned. But Zakhem is digging in, insisting procedure was not followed.

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Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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