FUB Hosts Successful Congress

The Footballers Union of Botswana (FUB) recently convened a successful congress, drawing the attendance of notable figures in the football community.

Among the distinguished guests were BFA president Maclean Letshwiti, BFA CEO Mfolo Mfolo, and BFTU deputy secretary general Mpho Keatshabe. Adding to the event’s prestige were Zebras captain Thatayaone Ditlhokwe and Kabelo Seakanyeng, who attended as honored guests.

During the congress, FUB president Onalethata Tshekiso voiced his concerns regarding the functioning of the National Dispute Resolution Chamber (NDRC). He highlighted the prolonged resolution times for players’ cases and queries, expressing his dissatisfaction with the current handling of these matters. Tshekiso urged players to take an active role in leading the union, emphasising that the organisation exists primarily to serve and represent their interests.

The event also featured the participation of FUB honorary president Diphetogo Selolwane. His presence, along with that of FUB ambassadors Phenyo Mongala and Joel Mogorosi, underscored the significant support of the union’s initiatives. Their involvement highlighted the collective commitment to addressing and improving the conditions for footballers in Botswana.

Overall, the congress marked a pivotal moment for the FUB, reinforcing its mission to advocate for players’ rights and enhance their representation. With the backing of influential football figures, the union is well-positioned to push for more effective resolution mechanisms and stronger support for players, ensuring their voices are heard and their concerns addressed promptly.

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