Friday Oct 20, 2017. 15:30
The INEOS academy has been invited to Botswana by Maclean Letshwiti, the president of the Botswana Football Association.
"INEOS academy is soccer academy that gives an opportunity for young soccer players in Africa to develop and allows the best players a chance to be based in Lausanne Switzerland to complete a further 2 years of academy training and education, with a chance at professional football.
"INEOS is planning an extension into Africa to assist the best players in the continent and their countries compete against the world and develop football. African soccer academies for 10-16 year old children, will assist players have a chance at studying and playing locally before an opportunity to play for the Lausanne based academy is presented to the top talent once they turn 17 years
"Representatives of this INEOS have visited Botswana in early March 2017 at the invitation of Botswana Football Association President Maclean C. Letshwiti to make an assessment of whether the country does need the establishment of an academy that they can work with, to have Botswana benefit from the African establishment.
"The Association wishes to share its excitement that INEOS will return to Botswana on the 24th October 2017 to 25 October 2017 for a second time after being impressed by the Associations desire to have a robust development system that will create more top class players . The representatives will make a final assessment on the ability of the Football Association to have an academy of their required standard," a BFA statement read.