Botswana FA officially part ways with Butler

Botswana FA officially part ways with Butler
Peter Butler

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Thursday Jun 15, 2017. 14:00

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) have officially announced the departure of Peter Butler, who has been replaced by Oris Radipotsane as interim coach.

English tactician Butler is expected to be announced as the head coach of South African club Platinum Stars.

BFA released the following statement on their official website.

"The Botswana Football Association wishes to inform members of the media and public that after a consultative meeting between the leadership of the Association and senior national team coach Peter James Butler this afternoon, the Association and Mr. Butler have agreed to amicably part ways.

"Peter joined the Association in 2014 and has served this country to the best of his abilities in the capacity of head coach of the zebras. We are grateful to Peter for his service and time, we wish him well in his future endeavors.

"Mr. Oris Boyo Radipotsane will step up from his role as assistant coach to head coach in the interim and will lead the zebras to the COSAFA Senior Challenge schedule from June 25-July 09 2017. We hope coach Boyo will be afforded the respect and support he deserves as Zebras coach," a statement read.

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