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PREMIER SKILLS BEARING FRUIT IN PALAPYE

PREMIER SKILLS BEARING FRUIT IN PALAPYE

Jul. 25 | YOUNG TALENT: A kid during training at Morwalela Premier Skills; a collaborative innovative coaching project between the Premier League and the British Council is turning lives around in Palapye. At the fore front of the initiative is Barobi Ngwako, a...

FC TSHIRELETSO CATCHES BRISTOL CITY’S EYE

FC TSHIRELETSO CATCHES BRISTOL CITY’S EYE

Jul. 25 | ON TOP FORM: Tshireletso (L) English side Bristol City would not be signing any player from Botswana.  However given an opportunity City Manager Steve Cotterill would snap up Mochudi Centre Chiefs forward Lemponye Tshireletso. The speedy striker scored...

BFA’S LEGAL BRAINS AT WAR

BFA’S LEGAL BRAINS AT WAR

Jul. 25 | Pusoentsi BFA President and Legal Advisor fallout Botswana Football Association’s legal advisor Onkagetse Pusoentsi has decided to boycott the association’s Annual General Meeting this coming Saturday after alleged fallout with his principal Tebogo...

DINARE AND BDF IX TRIUMPHS

DINARE AND BDF IX TRIUMPHS

Jul. 25 | WINNING COACH: Molatlhiwa Dinare women’s softball team came to the Selibe Phikwe softball extravaganza with one mission.  To clinch the championship and pocket the P50 000 prize money. At the end of three days of hard play, Dinare women’s outfit...

TROUBLE IN CHESS PARADISE

TROUBLE IN CHESS PARADISE

Jul. 18 | PRESIDENT: Maruatona RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN DIVIDES BCF The FIDE elections are just around the corner, and already the Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) are feeling the heat.  As part of the World Chess Federation (WCF) Botswana will have an opportunity to vote...

MAPANTSULA TO GUN DOWN ROBINS

MAPANTSULA TO GUN DOWN ROBINS

Jul. 18 | Bristol City F.C in town for ‘Friendship tourney’ LOVING THE EXPERIENCE: Joe Bryan English club Bristol City arrived this Friday morning for a week of football activities in the country. City or “The Robins” as the club is widely called by its...

STUBBORN AND ARROGANT MIDDENDORP

STUBBORN AND ARROGANT MIDDENDORP

Jul. 18 | DISAPPOINTED: Keith Masters CELTICS COACH NOT TAKING BUTLER’S CALLS National team head coach Peter Butler has come out guns blazing and accused Bloemfontein Celtics coach Ernst Middendorp of being stubborn and arrogant. South African based Bloemfontein...

BOTSWANA’S COMMONWEALTH PREPARATIONS IN LIMBO

BOTSWANA’S COMMONWEALTH PREPARATIONS IN LIMBO

Jul. 11 | MEDAL HOPEFUL: Nijel Amos BNOC still waits government’s response on funds With the XX Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow fast approaching, Team Botswana is reported to be lacking behind with preparations.  So serious is the matter that it is...

ARGENTINA SHOOT TO FINALS

ARGENTINA SHOOT TO FINALS

Jul. 11 | ECSTATIC: Argentina players Argentina will seek to regain South american pride when they face Germany in Sunday’s World Cup final. Despite their usual hostility on the football field, many Brazillians will hope that their near neighbours will avenge...

DIPSY LOOKS BACK ON GLITTERING CAREER

DIPSY LOOKS BACK ON GLITTERING CAREER

Jul. 11 |  LIVING THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM PRESIDENTIAL HONOUR: Selolwane with President Khama SATURDAY’S TESTIMONIAL BRINGS CURTAIN DOWN ON PLAYING DAYS A diminutive, slightly nervous young man is perched on the sofa that sits in the foyer of the cosmopolitan...

FIFA SUSPENDS NIGERIA

FIFA SUSPENDS NIGERIA

Jul. 9 | SUSPENDED: Nigeria The FIFA Emergency Committee has decided today, 9 July 2014, to suspend the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with immediate effect, on account of government interference. Article 13, par. 1 and article 17, par. 1 of the FIFA Statutes...

BUTLER GETS A NEW RIDE

BUTLER GETS A NEW RIDE

Jul. 7 | POSH WHEELS: Coach Butler in his new car Zebras coach Peter Butler received a new car on Monday afternoon courtesy of Barloworld. The Briton received a Volkswagen Amarok 4×4 valued at P500 000. The gesture by Barloworld could not have come at the...

UB RHINOS HUMILIATE MOCHUDI

UB RHINOS HUMILIATE MOCHUDI

Jul. 7 | EASY MEAL: UB Rhinos dominated the game Perennial underachievers, Mochudi Rugby Club, suffered a humiliating 110-0 whitewash at the hands of UB Rhinos, bringing into doubt the Kgatleng side’s commitment to the rugby league. The Kgatleng side that has...

Makwala is Africa’s new 400m men’s CHAMP!

Makwala is Africa’s new 400m men’s CHAMP!

Jul. 7 |   Isaac Izak Makwala Botswana’s 400m champion, Isaac Izak Makwala, yesterday smashed the African men’s 400m record at the 35th Résisprint International athletics meeting, inside the Stade de la Charrière, in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Isaac...

TAYLOR/MURPHY WIN

TAYLOR/MURPHY WIN

Jul. 4 | Champs Celebrating Reigning South African champions Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy led a Toyota lockout of the podium positions on the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, round four of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship, which ended the...

KFC FOOTBALL BEAT HELD

KFC FOOTBALL BEAT HELD

Jul. 4 | CHICKEN FUN: Kids during the KFC football beat Last weekend KFC held their annual Football Beat at the Botswana Youth Centre grounds. Since the launch at the beginning of last month, boys and girls aged between 10 and 14 years old had visited KFC Airport...

FIRST BOTSWANA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS RACE LINED UP IN FRANCISTOWN

FIRST BOTSWANA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS RACE LINED UP IN FRANCISTOWN

Jul. 4 | AIRBOURNE: David Kidd, Matthew Lochardt – Ross and Andre Kruger For those who missed out on the famous 1000km desert race last week end, the Lobelo Racing club Francistown (LRCF)will be hosting the first ever national motor cross race next weekend. The...

OHILWE’S SHOCK MOVE TO GALAXY FC

OHILWE’S SHOCK MOVE TO GALAXY FC

Jul. 4 | MINING TALENT: Ohilwe Former Zebras and Extension Gunners veteran defender Mmusa Ohilwe has signed for Jwaneng based first division outfit Galaxy FC. The hard tackling defender turned down offers from Premier League sides to commit his future to Oris...

WE’LL WIN IT

WE’LL WIN IT

Jul. 4 | OFF TO BRAZIL: SEDYA kids their coordinator and Kitso Masi BRAZILIAN AMBASSADOR TIPS SAMBA BOYS TO LIFT WC 2014 Brazilian Ambassador to Botswana Marcio Lage had three words for Brazil’s tension fuelled last 16 match against Chile. “Difficult to watch”. In...

COCA-COLA SPLASHES MILLIONS ON BISA

COCA-COLA SPLASHES MILLIONS ON BISA

Jul. 4 | HAND THAT GIVETH: Gaotlhobogwe receiving the donation from KBL MD Johan De Kok Coca Cola through Kgalagadi Breweries has continued its commitment to youth development since they decided two years ago not to renew its sponsorship of the Coke Cup with Botswana...