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Saturday, September 5, 2015

Botswana Men's National Soccer Team News

September 5, 2015 - Joel Mogorilosi scores in win over Burkina Faso
"Botswana beat Burkina Faso 1-0. Joel Mogorilosi scored five minutes after the interval and his side held on to the advantage over the 2013 beaten finalists to secure their first points." - BBC

May 24, 2015 - penalty kicks provide win over South Africa
"Hosts South Africa exited the Cosafa Cup quarter-finals after losing 7-6 on penalties to Botswana following a goalless 90 minutes at Moruleng Stadium. Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Jackson Mabokgwane saved a penalty in the shootout, but teammates Karl Lark and Kwanda Mngonyama were unsuccessful with their kicks, as was Gift Moyo for Peter Butler's outfit." - Kickoff

March 25, 2015 - Mpho Kgaswane & Kaelo Seakanyeng score in 2-0 win over Lesotho
"A goal on the stroke of halftime and another one 15 minutes from the interval handed the home side a well-deserved victory in a game they dominated for long periods. Mpho Kgaswane converted from the penalty spot on the 45th minute after Lesotho defence committed a foul inside the box. The captain calmly converted to give Botswana the lead going into the break.... Botswana pressed harder coming from halftime and were rewarded with a second goal on the 65th minute. The goal by Kaelo Seakanyeng followed a beautiful build up by Kgaswane who whipped in a beautiful cross from the left that Seakanyeng tapped around the Lesotho keeper for a goal." - Spy Ghana

August 2, 2014 - Jerome Ramatlhakwane scores, team advances
"Botswana drew 1-1 away to  Guinea Bissau on Saturday to advance to the final group phase qualifier of the 2015 Africa Cup. The Zebras advance to the final qualifying round 3-1 on aggregate after beating the West Africans 2-0 on July 19 in Gaborone. Portuguese based striker Ivanildo of Academica put the hosts ahead in the 19th minute and the scoreline remain like that well into the dying minutes of the match. Striker Jerome Ramatlhakwane of DR Congo club Don Bosco ended Guinea Bissau's slim hopes of advancing with a 90th minute equaliser to see  Botswana through. Botswana now head into Group G comprising Senegal, 2004 champions and three-time finalists Tunisia and record seven time champions Egypt." - African Football

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