Botswana national team head coach Gaolethoo Nkutlwisang has named a 24-player squad for the 2022 Total Energies Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.
Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper, Sedilame Boseja who missed the last qualifier games against Zimbabwe due to injury returns to the national team. United States-based strikers Thuto Ramafifi and Esalenna Galekhutle are some of the high-profile names named in the squad.
Nkutlwisang announced his team during The Mares’ send-off ceremony which was hosted at Lekidi Football Centre. The team departs Botswana for Morocco on Sunday, 19 June for a training camp and are scheduled to play three friendly games.
The team, who will be making their maiden appearance at the tournament, are in Group C alongside defending champions Nigeria, South Africa and Burundi who will also be making their debut appearance.
Botswana 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations Squad:
Sedilame Bosija -Mamelodi Sundowns,SA
Lesego Moeng -BDF
Marylin John -BDF
Bonang Otlhagile -Double Action
Masego Montsho – BDF
Kesegofetse Mochawe -Prisons
Veronicah Mogotsi -Double Action
Nancy Baeletsi -Prisons
Lone Gaofetoge -Lusaka Dynamos, Zambia
Leano Atlang Busang -Prisons
Golebaone Selebatso -Prisons
Mokgabo Thanda -Yasa Queens, Zambia
Annah Sechane -Township Rollers
Nondi Mahlasela -Prisons
Keitumetse Dithebe -Mexican Girls
Lesego Duduetsang Radiakanyo -Double Action
Balotlhanyi Johannes -Double Action
Laone Phenyoyaone Moloi -Double Action
Goitsemang Tlamma -BDF
Thuto Ramafifi – USA
Refilwe Tlholakele -Township Rollers
Esalenna Galekhutle -USA
Michelle Abueng – BDF
Ontlametse Gaonyadiwe – Double Action
Photo 1 Caption: Botswana national team head coach Gaolethoo Nkutlwisang has named a 24-player squad for the 2022 Total Energies Africa Women’s Cup of Nations. Photo: Botswana Football Association (Facebook)