Sports

Race for power takes ugly twist at BISA

The race for power at Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) ahead of their Annual General Elections scheduled for November has taken an ugly twist. Vice President Montlenyane Radihephi is challenging President Joshua Gaotlhobogwe for the presidency. Radihephi was unleashed during the north zone meeting held in Maun a few days ago while Gaotlhobogwe was nominated in north central in Palapye.


27th September 2017

Morapedi desperate to be Centre Chiefs’ head coach

27th September 2017

Mochudi Centre Chiefs interim coach Innocent Morapedi wants to take over the coaching role at the BTC Premiership giants. Morapedi has been serving as a subordinate for a very lengthy time and he might be the right candidate for the job as he comprehends the culture of the club better.

KWF Botswana competes in Malta, Europe

27th September 2017

Two local KaratekasTlotlang Theetso and PanakieThoolebe left for Malta Europe yesterday. They are scheduled to compete at the 2017Karatenomich Federation (KWF) World Cup and Conference on the 30th of September. Before departure, the two athletes Theetso (U60 kg) and Thoolebe (68kg) said they are ready to take on the world in Malta.

Tshireletso takes up new role under Kavazovic

27th September 2017

Township Rollers attacking midfielder Lemponye Tshireletso will have to downgrade his role from scoring goals to settling in the midfield and protect the Popa defence under the tutelage of new Serbian coach Nikola Kavazovic. The Serbian has called Tshireletso to fill the gaping pit left by the Malawian international Lawrence Majawa who departed to bitter rivals Mochudi Centre Chiefs.

Letshwiti takes a jab at Govt.

27th September 2017

President of the Botswana Football Association (BFA) Mclean Letshwiti has lashed at government for assuming that the country can do without the global football controlling body, FIFA. “Projects like the one we are witnessing today signify the importance of being a FIFA member. I have always heard people say what is the use of being a FIFA member? We can do this thing, stop being a FIFA member because there are no benefits,” said BFA president. FIFA financed BFA to construct a pitch with natural turf some years ago.

TAFIC redeems itself

27th September 2017

BTC Premiership returnee Tafic Sporting Club faced their earliest trial of the season when they lost by a thin margin of 2-1 to defending Champions Township Rollers this past weekend. However the Francistown based club managed to reedem itself last night when they defeated Tlokweng based Security Systems 2-1. During the weekend encounter against Rollers, Tafic was expected to cause an upset and fit the shoes of last season’s rookies Black Forest and Security Systems but that was never the case.

BFA hot seat occupied

26th September 2017

Botswana Football Association (BFA) has appointed former Township Rollers treasurer Mfolo Edwin Mfolo as its new Chief Executive Officer in a shock announcement this week. According to official correspondence from the association, Mfolo has been seconded from the Ministry of Tertiary Education for a term of two years.

She Vultures demand recognition

26th September 2017

The captain of the women’s senior national rugby team Kagiso Makgatho this week accused the Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) of not doing enough to support the national ladies team. Makgatho, who is also player- Coach for the Botswana Accountancy College North (BAC N) team was speaking shortly after hammering UB Rhinos 14-5 this past weekend at SSKB stadium to claim the 2017 BRU ladies league championship title.

Fencing activities far in between

26th September 2017

The growth of fencing in Botswana continues to be stifled by lack of activity and commitment from affiliates. This past weekend Botswana Amateur Fencing Association (BAFS) affiliates failed to show up for a tournament held in Gaborone. Nevertheless, the tournament went on with a hand full of athletes at the Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) dojo. In an interview this week, tournament organiser Thato Mpolokang said the categories included cadets and seniors athletes both male and female. “Ages ranged from nine years to 40 years.

Kepaletswe a gift to local basketball

26th September 2017

Olebile Kepaletswe is one mastermind behind Botswana Basketball and he aspires to see the sport reaching greater heights in the country. The passionate coach has been part of the Botswana Basketball Association (BBA) since 2004. Through his industry Kepaletswe has helped to form and nurture a total number of 20 basketball teams in the North Central district.

Pro boxers geared for Fight Night

26th September 2017

Local professional boxing supporters and enthusiasts are expected to throng the Big 5 lodge in Mogoditshane on September 29th for the Independence eve Fight Night event. The professional boxing card featuring five actions packed bouts is organised by Melroy promotions under the Professional Boxing Association of Botswana (PBAB).

TAFIC, Rollers collide in Ghetto

26th September 2017

The BTC Premiership between Francistown giants TAFIC Sporting Club and 2016/17 reigning champions Township Rollers will headline the start of the new football season this weekend. Matjimenyenga will face off against the mighty Popa this Saturday at the popular Francistown Sports complex. The home town legends are expected to go all out and pull a shock upset against the MmaMasire glamour boys.

TAFIC announce P150 000 technical sponsorship

26th September 2017

TAFIC sporting club popularly known as the Matjimenyenga this week unveiled a kit sponsorship to the tune of P150 000 during a press conference in Francistown. The sponsorship announcement comes ahead of the crucial encounter between TAFIC and Township Rollers at the Francistown Sports Complex this Sarurday. Speaking before the official unveiling of the team kit, Director of E Volia sportswear Maokaneng Bontshetse reminded those in attendance that his love for TAFIC can be traced back when the team was still hot property in the premier league.


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