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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.

03 Dec 2018

By Anita Rannoba

With as many games being continually introduced worldwide, Botswana has taken a step forward to also introduce its own traditional games to the Olympics for consideration to be played globally like any other game.

03 Dec 2018

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Failure by the Botswana Football Association (BFA) to include an articulate performance related clause in national football team Head coach Major David Bright’s three year contract is allegedly hindering the association top brass from axing him.

03 Dec 2018

Local boxer Tshepang ‘Gear Box’ Babui has called on Batswana to throng the Masa Hotel open spaces this coming Wednesday to witness a local fighter win a title fight for the first time in Botswana.

The local pugilist will be the main attraction when he takes on South African boxer Sam Sithole in a 12 rounds bout for the regional African Boxing Union (ABU) Featherweight title.

03 Dec 2018

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The feud between the suspended First Division North (FDN) league committee members and the Botswana Football Association (BFA) National Executive Committee (NEC) is seemingly far from over.

03 Dec 2018

Until last week Friday, no Botswana professional boxer had fought for a professional title since Leslie Sekotswe tried for the then vacant International Boxing Federation International Bantamweight Title against Namibia’s Immanuel Naidjala five years ago.

30 Nov 2018

By Duncan Kgangkenna

Sometime in 1956, Irish author Brendan Behan generated immense publicity for his play The Quare Fellow after appearing drunk on a TV show.

Following this, and talking from experience, Behan wrote what is now one of his famous quotes, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary,” so he wrote.

30 Nov 2018

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Botswana Amateur Fencing Society (BAFS) says despite the financial constraints that have struck the society, they will this week send four fencers to neighbouring South Africa to compete at the Eastern Cape open championship slated for December  1st and 2nd.

30 Nov 2018

By Oratile Otsetswe

The first round of the Kweneng Regional Women football league ended in style over the weekend, a fitting way to make football the real centre piece. The match between Mexican Girls and Makufa lived up to all expectations and the two rivals went into the weekend fixture occupying the top two positions.

30 Nov 2018

By Anita Rannoba

Botswana is expected to take part in the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games, to be held in San Diego next year October.

30 Nov 2018

By Anita Rannoba

A sports and exercise Physician, Dr Lesedinyana Odiseng, says he has grave concerns over the way athletes are being treated by the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Culture Development and the Botswana sporting fraternity.

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