Botswana football is a dumping ground

Over the years, Botswana has attracted football players and coaches from some of our neighbouring countries to ply their trade in our League. We have mostly attracted Zambians, Zimbabweans and to some extent Malawians. Other nationalities have come in dribs and drabs.

However things seem to have changed in the recent past. We have somewhat become attractive, or as some may say; we have become a bit of a dumping ground. What really is it? Are we attractive? Or are we a dumping ground? Well; the debate rages on. I for one feel we are attractive and we have something to offer.

Over the past few years our league has attracted a few ‘big’ names from the South African League. Back in the days, we did not have many coming from South Africa to ply their trade in Botswana, but they do now come.

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