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19 Sep 2006

The 2006/2007 Mascom Premier League is expected to start with a spectacle, as the Botswana Football Association (BFA), is expected to come down hard on defiant Township Rollers.

The Gaborone glamour side last week contravened one of the BFA’ s bold stipulations, that no team affiliated to it is to take the BFA to the high court. And Township Rollers did just that.

16 Sep 2006

The Botswana Rugby Union (BRU), in conjunction with Furnmart, has shown their philanthropic spirit towards AIDS orphans in Old Naledi.

At the event, held at Old Naledi, about 400 AIDS orphans were fed. The BRU received hampers from Choppies and Tswana Pride to help in the catering for the kids.

16 Sep 2006

Standard Chartered Bank has, once again, ensured that golfers are not left in the lurch by sponsoring a four- day golf open tournament to the tune of P45 000. This will take place on September 22-25.

16 Sep 2006

While there is no shade of doubt that some of Botswana’s football players are loyal servants to their clubs, it is clear that others are well travelled beyond explanation.
Perhaps we should dig deeper on what causes players to be on the move time and again.
One player, who has hopped from one team to another more than four times, said;

11 Sep 2006

Following Dipsy Selolwane and Mogogi Gabonamong’s indefinite retirement from the Zebras duties, and also the imbroglio of this year’s edition of the Coca Cola Cup, football authorities should take this as a wake-up call. As a matter of fact, it has long been coming. CHRIS LEPENGA warns the football association against evading the tough but not rough tackle in issues of national interest.

11 Sep 2006

The prestige that goes with the Coca Cola Cup competition has sparked a ding dong affair between the two finalists, Township Rollers and Notwane.

11 Sep 2006

Following the Zebras’ 0-4 humiliation by the “Sparrows” of Mauritania last week, it is inevitably back to the drawing board for the Botswana Football Association and all stakeholders.

Talk and more sour talks are brewing among national team diehards- someone must take the blame for the Zebras’ lacklustre performance against continental minnows.

11 Sep 2006

.... after being battered 4-0 at Stade Olympique, are they ready to take on Egypt, the African Champions in October?

01 Sep 2006

“After the Morocco fiasco, they returned to their beds assuming that the issue has been laid to rest.”
- “They see how their colleagues from other nations are well looked after by their respective football association” associations.”
- “Their patience has reached elastic limit.”

01 Sep 2006

SURNAME: Selolwane
FIRST NAMES: Diphetogo Dipsy
DATE OF BIRTH: January 27, 1978
PLACE OF BIRTH: Gaborone Botswana.
CLUB: Cape Town Santos
PREVIOUS CLUBS: Gaborone United, Chicago Fire, Real Salt Lake
FAVOURITE PLAYER: MARADONA
FAVOURITE TEAM: ARSENAL

01 Sep 2006

As Botswana is crushed 16-0 to create biggest mark at softball worlds.

The on going ISF XI Women’s World Championships is far from generating warmth to Africa’s envoys, Botswana and South Africa.

26 Aug 2006

The newly formed Chess club, Ice Queens of Serowe, might not be winning medals at the moment, but they are constantly adding a new dimension to the set up of chess clubs.

The club, formed by former Botswana Chess federation executive member, Tshimologo Kolaatamo, has drawn up a plan that would, in all probability, ultimately see them conquer all and sundry.

26 Aug 2006

The Botswana National Rugby Under-18 Boys team, “Young Vultures”, went, saw and conquered Swaziland in the first leg of the Confederation of African Rugby played at Somhlolo stadium last week.

Under the tutelage of Tosca Segaise and Craig Dube, the team dominated their Swazi counterparts, “Isihlangu”, and displayed lucid rugby movements. The “Young Vultures” won the game 23-20.

26 Aug 2006

After an illustrious spell with Mogoditshane Fighters, Zebras’ tough tackling defender, Mompati Tshuma, finally moved to his employers’ team, BDF XI, last week.

26 Aug 2006

Mascom Premier League rookies, Uniao Flamingo Santos, will be delighted to learn that their most outstanding player last season, Patrick “Pirlo” Motsepe, will be staying at the club for now.

The multi-talented midfielder has been a target for BCL sponsored Selebi Phikwe outfit, Nico United.

26 Aug 2006

In his hey day, Desmond “Des” Molefhe was a darling with the Township Rollers and Zebras fans alike.

The Tlokweng born player was a match winner in his own right. His then coach, Freddy Mwila, admits that Molefhe was the first name to appear on his team list. Now his son, Kaone Molefhe, has just joined the team at which his father was such a hit.

23 Aug 2006

Arguably the “whipping boys” of Botswana's St Louis Rugby league, EMG Gunners of Selebi-Phikwe last weekend showed that one who writes them off does that at their own peril. Gunners hammered a hapless BDF Sharks 20-9.

23 Aug 2006

The Gaborone Special Support Group (SSG) dominated side, Wonder Sporting, defied all odds to bounce back into the Med Rescue First division league.

The team in Gold achieved this feat by coming second to Moshupa-based Kgabosetso Callies in the just ended first division playoffs.

23 Aug 2006

Last week Sunday marked the official kickoff of the First National Bank sponsored Youth development golf programme.

A substantial number of youths from the Gaborone area participated in the prestigious golf development programme.

23 Aug 2006

Gaborone glamour side, Notwane Football Club last week completed the signing of crack Township Rollers and Zebras marksman, Tshepiso “Sox” Molwantwa, Notwane spokesperson, Pudi “Ace” Mooki, revealed to Sunday Standard Sport.

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