National Brands Limited (NBL) Botswana country manager Saidi Sheleni says the country’s famed tea brand Five Roses is in Botswana sports to stay.
A mutiny is brewing up at troubled local football giants Mochudi Centre Chiefs where supporters are allegedly planning an ouster of the team’s current management.
On a day that the team players boycotted scheduled BTC Premiership match against Miscellaneous, details are now emerging that fed up supporters are grouping and planning to ring changes at the Kgatleng outfit.
A mere six days after putting a commendable fight against league champions Township Rollers, Mochudi Centre Chiefs now finds itself in a spot of bother as players refused to turn up for a scheduled BTC Premiership match.
According to sources, the players refused to board the bus for their clash against Miscellaneous in Serowe demanding they be paid their dues as was agreed.
Five seasons, five Coaches .., an average of a coach every season. That is the story of Boteti based Orapa United. Five also happens to be the number of seasons ‘The Ostriches’ have been in the elite league.
Botswana Premier league (BPL) teams have threatened to boycott the league until their grants are paid and issues surrounding grants has been clarified. This was confirmed by the BPL CEO Thabo Ntshinogang who indicated that the issue of grants was a hot topic at the BPL board meeting which was held on Saturday to discuss the operations of the league.
It was billed as an epic battle between two strong security force teams, and rightly so. Between them, both Police VI and BDF VI Volleyball teams have a good number of national team players in their ranks, though Police VI has the majority of these.
The Jwaneng Galaxy club team engagement which was held on Friday 19th was just what the doctor ordered as Chief Medical officer at Jwaneng Hospital Dr Mwamba Nsebula grilled the team on how to keep fit physically and mentally.
Just a week after parting ways with Prisons XI for Gaborone United (GU), Phillemon Makwengwe’s first game in charge saw him face his former club and triumphing over them by three goals to nil in a match played over the weekend at Molepolole Sports Complex.
After the end of the mandatory two weeks FIFA international break, which saw Botswana drop off the Afcon race, the excitement was back for local football supporters this past weekend as the Botswana Premier League (BPL) resumed.
Of the popular Greek mythologies, none can perhaps describe the relationship between Township Rollers and its immediate past Coach Nikola Kavazovic better than that of Icarus.
The Greek mythology has it that Icarus and his master craftsman father Daedalus attempted to escape from their imprisonment in Crete using wings of feathers and wax made by Daedalus himself.
The success of Botswana’s athletes as well as the increase in doping cases may put Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) under the watchful eye of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)’s Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).
Botswana Wrestling Federation (BWF) President Moagi Sharp has been selected as a nominee for the Association Leader of the Year Category award in the inaugural Africa Associations Awards.
Former Zebras player Mosimanegape ‘Twizzer’ Ramohibidu has confessed to drawing courage from former national team teammates after the Botswana Football Association (BFA) turned a blind eye on him.
There will be no prisoners taken when Botswana’s security force volleyball teams, BDF VI and Police VI goes to battle to decide the 2018 Mascom Volleyball League champions.
“Maybe there isn’t such a thing as fate. Maybe it’s just the opportunities we’re given, and what we do with them. I’m beginning to think that maybe great, epic romances don’t just happen. We have to make them ourselves.” ― Marissa Meyer
Mexican Girls were made to rue their profligacy in front of the goalposts and goalkeeping blunders as they were held to a 3 – 3 draw by BDF XI ladies.
The two teams squared off in an entertaining Kweneng Region Women Football League match played at the Gaborone West grounds this past Sunday.
Botswana Football Association (BFA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mfolo Mfolo says the association is going for the Extraordinary Annual General Assembly to discuss the contentious 2017 Audit report.
The performance doldrums haunting the football senior national team – Zebras –witnessed another crash over the past weekend when they were dismantled three nil away from home to Burkina Faso in a 2019 Afcon qualifier. The loss unequivocally shut doors for Botswana’s chances of making their second appearance at the lucrative African football showpiece scheduled for Cameroon.
Tough Competition is anticipated in the national Debswana First Division North and south leagues as former premier league teams started on a positive note giving credence that supporters must brace themselves for entertaining competition. The Debswana first division league (north and south) kicked started the league this past weekend.
The Botswana’s national rugby team pursuit of Olympic Qualifiers came to an end over the weekend when they succumbed to Tunisia at the 2018 Rugby Africa 7s championships. The championships which took place on the 13th to the 14th October in Tunisia saw The Vultures being hammered hence ending in position 11.