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Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Local footballers decry Covid-19 stipend dummy

As part of its Covid-19 relief for sport, government pledged to assist local players with a stipend up to P2 500 a...

Foul mouthed referee risks being red carded

‘There is freedom of speech but I cannot guarantee freedom after speech.” – Idi Amin The words by Amin...

Football “Field makers” – A curse for Botswana football?

Rarely, if ever, do they stand for Botswana Football Association (BFA) National Executive Committee (NEC) elections or voted in.  

Footballers need pension net from which to score

“Time and unforeseen circumstances befall us all,” so warns the Bible’s ‘convener,’ often referred to as King Solomon in his famed Ecclesiastes.

Same script, same characters, different roles – BFA towards elections

It is a story that has become too familiar with local football politics. Same election script, same candidates vying for positions and...

Tennis bounces back from Covid-19 hurdle

Botswana Tennis Association (BTA) is ready to resume activities under the new normal and has set eyes on hosting an open championship...

Dingake faces the BFA axe

Like a big sword held by a hair of a horse’s tail over the head of Damocles, an axe is allegedly hanging...

Sport proposals satisfy big Bobby

Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) is satisfied with the proposal local sports federations have submitted to them to resume sporting activities.

Football league stoppage divides opinion

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) National Executive Committee’s (NEC) decision to stop the football season has triggered mixed feelings from football elders.  

Botswana moves one spot in netball rankings

The Botswana netball national team has risen one spot in the latest International Netball Federation (INF) rankings. It is...