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BFL CEO Removed from the office

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Mr. Solomon Ramochotlhwane who served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Botswana Football League has resigned from his duties with immediate effect.According to the Press released yesterday, its says An update will be issued through a press release soon, stating the way forward. The Board rest assure everyone that the League will commence on the 22nd of October 2022 as previously communicated.

But sources close to developements said the official was pushed out due to certain administrative issues according to local news paper Mmegi Sports.

The former Green Lovers football club chairperson became the first ever CEO to lead the now autonomous structure, which was formerly known as the Botswana Premier League (BPL).

According to his resume, Ramochotlhwane holds a Masters’ Degree in Finance and is a Botswana Qualification Authority (BQA) qualified trainer.He is also a consultant in areas of project management, leadership and change management, operations management and commercial economics.

After his football playing career was cut short due to an injury, the incoming CEO transitioned to coaching.

He is now a holder of CAF B coaching license and is one of the few grassroots coaching instructors from the Premier Skills program with over ten years of experience.His coaching journey has seen him take the reins at teams such as Maun Tigers, which he led to the First Division North League.

He is also the founding member of Western Dynamites football club as well as founding chairperson of Serowe based Golden Girls football club.While Ramochotlhwane may not have been an overwhelming favorite for the job, those on his side say he ticked all the right boxes.

He was considered within many quarters as a young educated talent with a very good track record in football administration and coaching.In his comments on the appointment, BFA president Maclean Letshwiti said it wasβ€˜a major vote of confidence in our young talent.’ 

His appointment has also been lauded as a demonstration of local football factions’ readiness to forego political differences.

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