Protecting The Game: 'Highs and Lows'

Getting close: Mamelodi will launch the book on April 3. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Getting close: Mamelodi will launch the book on April 3. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

I have chosen to do a brief illustration of my decade-long journey at the helm of Botswana football's administrative leadership in the form of a roller-coaster ride under the heading of the 'Highs and Lows' chapter in my book, Protecting The Game.

I did this as indeed the life and times of my tenure at the Botswana Football Association (BFA) headquarters in Gaborone were exactly that; a roller-coaster ride of highs and lows. There were very difficult moments, as indeed there were times of great fulfilment and joy.

The court cases that we were dragged into are a case in point and where we had to do what I particularly disliked; resolving football disputes in a court of law. It was a blessing when FIFA came up with rules that prohibited this cause of action in member association statutes.

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