Sports

09 Dec 2018

When the Botswana Football Association (BFA) finally announced the return of the FA Cup after a six year hiatus, a palpable sense of excitement and nostalgia engulfed local football followers.

There is something nostalgic, albeit even romantic about the FA Cup. The feeling that comes with the FA Cup is indescribable.

09 Dec 2018

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Whoever came up with the idiom ‘It never rains But it pours’ should have had Lobatse giants Extension Gunners in mind.

09 Dec 2018

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

A Botswana Premier League Disciplinary ruling that found Mochudi Centre Chiefs guilty on two counts of misconduct is likely to compound problems at the troubled Kgatleng outfit.

Chiefs, which is already in the relegation quagmire and in serious financial troubles was charged P10 000 and also forfeited three points and two goals.

09 Dec 2018

By Anita Rannoba

In a country now dominated by western culture and games, Botswana Traditional Sport and Games Confederation (BTSGC) has taken a conscious decision to resuscitate the country’s indigenous games.

According to Kenneth Middleton, President of BTSGC, the move comes as local traditional games are facing a threat of extinction.

07 Dec 2018

By Duncan Kgangkenna

After a six year hiatus, the long wait is over and the Orange FA cup is finally here.  The Orange FA cup which is played by teams from the lower divisions up to the premiership has been sponsored by Orange Botswana to the tune of P12.6 million over three seasons.

07 Dec 2018

By Duncan Kgangkenna

Hordes of supporters are expected to fill the Molepolole Sports Complex and Lobatse Sports complex this coming weekend as the most eagerly-anticipated clashes in domestic football take place. Four teams will square up in the second leg of the Mascom Top 8 quarter final stage and already this points to a riveting showdown.

07 Dec 2018

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Botswana Amateur Fencing Society (BAFS) is proving to be a force to reckon with when it comes to this sport. The duo of Master Aobakwe Modise and Master Karabo Thobega settled for podium places at the just ended Eastern Cape, South Africa open fencing championships held over the weekend.

07 Dec 2018

By Duncan Kgangkenna

Botswana Football Association will have a difficult decision to make over which of their two tournament sponsors will have its winners representing the country in CAF confederation cup.

07 Dec 2018

By Patience Lephogole

Botswana’s fate in the World Group Mini-World Cup Tournament is yet to be decided as they have to win their next games in order to qualify for the last stage of the tournament. This came after losing to Zimbabwe.