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29 Apr 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

“Go coacher ga se mme mpha bogobe kana ntshiele coke ke nwe,” combative local football coach Daniel ‘Chico’ Nare once uttered when he was under pressure. Loosely translated, what Nare intimated was that coaching is not an easy job as people might perceive it to be.

22 Apr 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) is alleged to be among continental football bodies that have received and disbursed alleged bribes from the continental football body CAF.

Of recent, allegations have cropped up that CAF president Ahmad Ahmad had paid bribes to African football presidents to buy loyalty.

22 Apr 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

Like the fabled ‘razor sharp sword’ held by a single strand of horsehair over the head of a feasting Damocles, so is the relegation axe over Mochudi Centre Chiefs.

22 Apr 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

While many Batswana graduates hold on to dear life after completion of tertiary education standing on the edge to receive that life transforming calling ‘You have been hired’, two native Batswana men took a different route.

22 Apr 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Unlike any other sport in the country, local boxing has a rich tradition of winning medals at the commonwealth Games.

Of the 12 medals won by Botswana ever since participating in the Commonwealth Games, six (6) have come from boxing, five (5) from athletics with Lawn Bowls completing the list with one medal won.

15 Apr 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

When it comes to misappropriation of monies and Tariq Babitseng, nothing is ever certain. Either he is a culprit or victim.

But for the man who has faced countless charges, nothing ever seems to ever stick for the man who has morphed into the ‘Teflon Man’ of Botswana football.

15 Apr 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Portuguese giants, Sport Lisboa Benfica is said to be in talks with a South African football consultancy firm to set up one of the biggest football academy in Africa, and Botswana may be the destination.

15 Apr 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) and the Slovak Football Federation this past Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the latter to help compliment and supplement youth development programmes in Botswana.

15 Apr 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

In the chaotic world of the Botswana Premier League (BPL), one man, Thabo Ntshinogang stands accused of failing to manage the league.

Not without cause though. As the BPL chief executive officer, (CEO) and the head of the league secretariat, the buck at the BPL ‘stops’ with him.

15 Apr 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

The Botswana Cricket Association (BCA) hosted the just ended ICC Southern Africa Level 1 coaches’ course between the 8th and the 12th of April.

The course was conducted by Cricket South Africa (CSA) through the auspices of the ICC.

15 Apr 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

The Botswana Football Association (BFA)’s cry for FIFA to help take local women’s football out of its figurative intensive care unit (ICU) has finally been heard.

The world football governing body delegation led by Chief Women’s Football Officer Sarai Bareman will be in the country to determine a strategy for the women football in the country.

12 Apr 2019

By Anita Rannoba

The Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) is promises to host a memorable Southern African Development Community regional Zone VI boxing championships tournament.

12 Apr 2019

Francistown School of Chess is preparing for its inaugural chess tournament to be held during the Easter Holidays between 19 and 21 April in the Botswana’s second city.

Dubbed “First Capital Bank Easter Show Down” the tournament is expected to attract multitudes of chess lovers from Francistown and the surrounding areas.

12 Apr 2019

By Oratile Otsetswe

The desire to push past their exercise limits in order to boost their performance and achieve success is in athlete’s blood.

12 Apr 2019

By Patience Lephogole

Over the weekend Freedom Diraditsile was appointed as the secretary general of the Botswana Netball Association (BONA) when it held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and their National Executive Committee (NEC) elections.

She beat Kelebogile Maplanka, who was disqualified on technicalities, to the position.

12 Apr 2019

By Patience Lephogole

Orapa Classic Cycle Challenge 2019 has been hailed a success by the club's chairman Bryan Makhwaje.

He said: “The event went well. We had close to 150 participants in the timed events as well as children in fun rides on and off the road.”

08 Apr 2019

By Botlhale Koothupile

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) 2020 elective General Assembly is just a year away, and already, different factions are bracing for what is expected to be yet another explosive year.

08 Apr 2019

By Patience Lephogole

Today supporting a football team has an emotional attachment. It eliminates cultural differences, intellect, uneducated, employed and the unemployed.

What separates these people from one another is not the dosage of fanatics but their response to it.

08 Apr 2019

By Anita Rannoba

“I never thought you ladies can play so beautiful football. You play better than the boys,” Botswana Football Association (BFA) second vice president Marshlow Motlogelwa gushed.

01 Apr 2019

By Botlhale Koothupile

As the politicization of the Botswana Premier League (BPL) haunts the country’s elite league, questions are being asked whether or not the status qou at the BPL board should remain.

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