Tag - Botswana

Banyana Banyana search for World Cup berth in Morocco

By Andile Dladla & Mandla Dladla Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis is under no illusion about the heavy task that awaits South Africa at the African Women Cup of Nations tournament that gets underway in Morocco from July 2. South Africa has been paired with their perennial nemesis Nigeria with debutants Buundi and Botswana in...

Botswana and Kenya ban traveling – Corona

The rapid spread of the Coronavirus across the continent has many countries on edge and several are giving subtle hints indicating that they wish the Confederation of African Football (CAF) could call off the upcoming African Nations Cup qualifiers pencilled for the last week of the month. CAF has issued a statement calling for calm...

Grace Chanda leads Zambia to Olympic qualification

Grace Chanda’s name is certainly going to be written in copper letter in the hearts of millions of Zambian football followers after the mercurial striker led her native country to a historic first ever qualification to the Olympic Games. Training Cameroon 3-2 from the first leg, final qualification match this week, (Chanda had scored the...

Basetsana and She Zebras lead race to Panama

The decision by the Botswana Football Association (BFA) to appoint German Dr Caroline Baun last year as assistant to senior men national coach Adel Amrouche was a masterstroke. She is not only involved in the senior national men team but her influence in the women game has been nothing short of miraculous. Somehow, she seems...

Bantu lies in wait for Township Rollers

A former Bafana Bafana defender who previously coached amateur side Rose United is relishing the prospect of taking part in the CAF Champions League for a consecutive year with Lesotho champions Bantu FC. Bantu have been drawn against Botswana champions Township Rollers and James Madidilane, a former Manning Rangers, Bloemfontein Celtic and Maritzburg United defender...