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11 Mar 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Botswana Football Association (BFA) has warned it will not compromise on standards it has set for premier league teams in the 2020/21 season.

All the premiership teams will face expulsion from the league if they fail to meet the compliance manual.

11 Mar 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Teams that develop players will no longer suffer from poaching teams without compensation for expenses incurred during development stage.

The Botswana Football Association Technical Director (BFA TD), Serame Letsoaka is adamant that there will be coordination and registering of young players to appear in the FIFA list.

11 Mar 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Sports careers have a short lifespan especially the more physical codes like boxing.

This is so because there is no telling if the athlete will quit due to an injury or to pursue other life commitments. However there are athletes who are committed to the sport despite all the possibilities.

11 Mar 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Troubled BTC Premiership club Sankoyo Bush Bucks parted ways with chairman Obusitse John last week.

That followed an alleged financial misconduct that sent shockwaves in the football fraternity after an alleged raiding of gate takings funds by the chairman during the club’s home match against Jwaneng Galaxy two weeks ago.

05 Mar 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

And so the days of Major David Bright have come and gone. Appointed to fanfare and much expectation, Bright has lasted just about a year before he was shown the door.

As usual, the Zebras, now under the care of interim coach Mogomotsi ‘Teenage’ Mpote will soon have a new gaffer.

05 Mar 2019

BY ARNOLD LETSHOLO

Baboneng Film Production has claimed ignorance its contract with the Botswana Football Association (BFA) to air the Debswana First Division football league has been terminated.

05 Mar 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Former Botswana Football Association (BFA) president, Tebogo Sebego, wants his successor, Maclean Letshwiti investigated and charged for misconduct.

05 Mar 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Sundays are not only special for jazz lovers, but for footballers as well. They are filled with local lads in their soccer boots and kits, with spectators having their camp chairs and cooler boxes filled with drinks of their preference witnessing unrecognised talent all day long if it is a tournament or just one game in the morning.

24 Feb 2019

By Botlhale Koothupile

Botswana football may have finally found a game changer with the arrival of German expert Dr Carolin Braun into the shores of the country.

24 Feb 2019

By Botlhale Koothupile

An obtaining threat, a real one, of relegation is dividing the Mochudi Centre Chiefs management and the team’s loyal supporters alike.

With only nine (9) games before the 2018/19 Botswana Premier League (BPL) wraps up, Mochudi Centre Chiefs is in a perilous situation.

24 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA AND MPHO KELEBOGE

AXIS Studio, Boipuso de Witt consulting and Boaba Investment construction companies are suing the Botswana Football Association (BFA) for somersaulting on a contractual agreement to develop a football academy.

24 Feb 2019

By Patience Lephogole

Of all prople who take up sports a single one of them may in the long run become a victor however, at the end of the day all will be champions.

In today’s world, Sports helps people more than within the physical aspects alone.

24 Feb 2019

By Anita Rannoba

Show us a state-of-the-art stadium and we’ll show you a government that lies.

In 2015, the government considered building a state-of-the-art stadium in or around Gaborone during the National Development Plan 11.

18 Feb 2019

By Mosidi Mokaeya

Zebras and Township Rollers midfielder Ofentse 'Size 10' Nato will appear before the Mogobane Customary court on Tuesday to face charges of stock theft.

17 Feb 2019

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Efforts to axe the national team coach Major David Bright hit a snag last week the Sunday Standard has learnt.

This amid allegations the firing of the coach was intercepted by Bright himself following which he dropped a three-day leave note ahead of the alleged sacking.

17 Feb 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Sport has for a long time been misunderstood as a man’s alliance. Consequently, sportswomen suffer issues of discrimination, sexism and bullying.

However women are now turning the tide and advocating for equal treatment in sport by mentoring and promoting each other.

17 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Local swimmers hope to make the country proud by winning medals in the regional African Swimming Association Zone VI hosted by the City of Windhoek, Namibia.

Prior to their departure, Team Botswana manager Kgaotsang Matthews was optimistic the team will perform to the best of their ability.

17 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Premier League (BPL) has ended its protracted dispute with its former employee over outstanding allowances accrued to him following unlawful suspension a little over two years ago by settling out of court.

17 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

There is a perception that modern footballers live a charmed life that they play the sport they love and are paid lavishly for that.

They have all fame and adulation of supporters. Theirs is a life on the fast lane. Snazzy dressers, flashy cars and all the trappings associated with being a star. They are living the dream.

17 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Local athletic supporters may be in for a treat if plans by the organisers of the Gaborone International Meet (GIM) come to fruition.

Having welcomed a host of international athletes during the 2018 meet, organisers say they want to bring only quality international athletes to the event.

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