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TAFIC defence exposed

Francistown BTC premiership giants TAFIC FC are working hard to beef up their defence. Having experienced a decent start to the 2016/17 season, the defence is arguably their weakest point having conceded seven times in six games. This week TAFIC assistant coach Elias Chinyemba said his team has been letting in easy goals due to a lax defence. Chinyemba said they have been working hard on their defence ahead of their next encounter.


3rd November 2017

Police, Sharps in shoot out

3rd November 2017

Perennial mid table outfit Police XI host Sharps Shooting Stars this afternoon at Otse stadium. The game is a must win for both teams having languished in the bottom three of the BTC premiership for some time. Maximum points are necessary for both teams; they are to go for a Christmas break in more desirable positions in the log standings.

Zim giants lampoon TAFIC

26th October 2017

The Chief Executive Officer of Zimbabwean premier league giants Highlanders, this week ridiculed local rivals TAFIC fornot taking their brand seriously. Speaking during a press event for the weekend game between the two teams, Nhlanhla Dube poked fun at TAFIC management for failing to don their team replicas at a press conference in Francistown.

Fencing in anti-climax year finale

26th October 2017

The troubled Botswana Amateur Fencing Society (BAFS) held its national championships in Gaborone this past weekend. The championships marked the end of the tumultuous 2017 calendar for the fairly new sport code. BAFS has had its fair share of controversy this year with a divided committee that spilled over to affect affiliates.

Setshego competes in Spain

26th October 2017

Rising karate star Thabang Setshego departed for the World Karate Championships that are expected to start this week in Spain. However, the sensational Kumite athlete almost missed it following a decision by the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) not to fund any athlete over 18 years old.

Magosi seek shock upset

26th October 2017

The most enticing game of the BTC Premiership this weekend is arguably between Kgatleng sleeping giants Mochudi Center Chiefs and 2016/17 reigning champions Township Rollers at the National stadium. In recent history, neither form nor the impressive roster from each side has decided the outcome of the match. This is the sort of fixture where the character of players will always lead to spectacular goals being scored and amazing acrobats in the goal line. The 12th man is also a big factor as tempers flare in the stands and errors being severely punished.

Elderly people must engage in sports-Dube

26th October 2017

The founder of Sports View runners Club also former Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) Vice President, Glody Dube says it is important for elderly people to be included in sport activities. Dube was speaking on the sidelines of the recent Sports View Club 10km marathon race this past weekend in Modipane.

CHURCH TAKES OVER BOKA DOJO

18th October 2017

Athletes want the church removed from their dojo

BISA AGM embroiled in controversy

18th October 2017

The Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) is currently embroiled in controversy following the possible elimination of one of its candidates vying for the position of Secretary General at the upcoming electoral Annual General Meeting (AGM). This comes after his South Central zonal organiser Joy Kenosi failed to submit Lesego Muzila’s nomination form to BISA office in time.

TAFIC fortifies defense

18th October 2017

The first round of the 2017/18 BTC premiership season sees the recently promoted TAFIC FC maintaining damage limitation against more established opposition. The popular Francistown outfit is keen on surviving the season and maintaining their premier league status. Nevertheless Matjimenyenga seem to be doing a great job so far especially in the defense and midfield.

BGU president voted African Golf treasurer

18th October 2017

Botswana Golf Union (BGU) President Enoch Mushango was recently elected to serve the Africa Golf Confederation (AGC) as treasurer. AGC held its biennial congress recently in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

INF instructs BONA to assist injured Chetelo

18th October 2017

The International Netball Federation (INF) has appealed to Botswana Netball Association (BONA) to help local Umpire Abednico Chetelo recover from his ankle injury. Chetelo got injured when he was officiating at the Africa Cup tournament hosted in Uganda a few days before commencement of the Netball World Youth Cup (NWYC) games in July.Upon return from the official duty, BONA distanced itself from the injury saying it is the responsibility of the World body to take care of him. Chetelo’s situation forced him to solely run around town seeking medical treatment.

Katisenge opens Chess Academy

18th October 2017

Former Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) spokesperson and award winning sports administrator Keenese Katisenge this week announced the opening of her new Chess Academy called Limitless Minds Chess Academy.


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