Botswana - List of Foundation Dates


1959        TAFIC FC Francistown               [*1] [break away from TAFA FC]
            Wonder Sporting Club Otse               [merged on 28 Jan 2014 with Botswana Police XI FC
                                                     into Police FC]
1961        Township Rollers FC Gaborone       [*2] [founded as Mighty Tigers]
1962        Extension Gunners FC Lobatse
            Miscellaneous SC Serowe
1963        Mochudi Rovers
1965        Botswana Railway Highlanders FC Mahalapye
            Notwane FC Gaborone
            Red Sparks FC Tlokweng                  [founded as Tlokweng Pirates Football] 
1967 Aug    Gaborone United SC
            Ghantsi Terrors    
            Masitaoka FC Molepolole  
1969        Nico United SC Selebi-Phikwe    
            Gilport Lions FC Lobatse                [founded as Botswana Meat Commission]
1970        Naughty Boys FC Tlokweng
            Okawango SC Shakawe
1972        Mochudi Centre Chiefs FC
            Mogoditshane Fighters FC Gaborone
1975        Senete United
1976        Black Mamba Modipane
1977        Morupule Wanderers   
            Police FC Otse                          [merged on 28 Jan 2014 with Wonder Sporting Club]
1978        Botswana Defence Force FC Gaborone
1979        Mosquito FC Selebi-Phikwe
            Real Movers FC Gaborone
1980        Kopang Classic                          [founded as Top Stars]
            Red Lions FC Selebi-Phikwe
1981        Broadhurst United FC
1982        Rovers SC Ramokgonami
            Swift Masters Gaborone
            Green Lovers Serowe
1983        Delta Winds SC Maun
            Malo-Mix Gaborone
            TASC FC Gaborone                        [founded as Army Zebras FC Gaborone]
1984        Sharps Shooting Stars FC Gaborone
1985        Mochudi Eastern Pirates FC 
1986        Motlakase Power Dynamos FC Palapye
1987        Southern Pirates Kanye
1989        Letlapeng FC Ramotswa
            Mahalapye Hotspurs
198?        Bokaa Young Pirates
1990 Jan  1 Matebejana FC Mogoditshane
            Prisons FC Gaborone
            Security Systems XI FC Gaborone
            Stonebreakers Letlhakane
1991        Gaborone Young Strikers 
1992        Ecco City Greens SC Francistown
1996        FC Satmos Selebi-Phikwe                 [founded as Copper Chiefs FC Selebi-Phikwe]
            Sankoyo Bush Bucks FC Maun
1998        Black Forest Magoleng FC Gaborone
2003        Uniao Flamingo Santos FC Gaborone
2006        Tonota FC
2009 Jun 25 Mopani United FC
2009        Holy Ghost FC Gaborone
2010 Oct    Orapa United                            [merger of Orapa Bucs, Wanderers, Boteti,
2011        Palapye Al Stars FC                      White Diamonds and Swallows]
2014        Jwaneng Galaxy FC
2017        Taung Young Strikers
            Gumare United FC
 
[*1] TAFIC = Tati African Football Independent Club;
     TAFA  = Tati African Football Associates
[*2] Mighty Tigers changed name to Township Rollers in 1965

NB: Black Peril Gaborone must have been founded in 1966 or before. 


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