Notwane appoint Koata as GM

SHARE   |   Monday, 09 July 2018   |   By Ricardo Kanono
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Fresh from returning to the Premier League Notwane appear set to ensure that they stay at the top for many years to come. This they demonstrated by announcing the appointment of a General Manager in Harry Koata.

He has worked his entire life in the financial institutions such as Standard Chartered Bank, First National Bank Botswana (FNBB), Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA), Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) and Stanbic Bank where he left its employ holding the position of Head of Business Solutions and Recoveries in December 2015.


He played football at the highest level in Botswana. He was the Secretary of Botswana Football Association Southern Region Youth Football from 2004 through 2008. He is a qualified football coach, with basic coaching course qualification obtained in 2005 under the auspices of BFA.

He is also the Deputy Chairperson of Botswana Sports Volunteers Movement (SVM), a sub-structure of the Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC). He is also a member of the National Executive Committee of Women and Sport Botswana (WASBO) and was at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa for eight weeks as a volunteer in the Accreditation Department (supervisor) based in Rustenburg and later Johannesburg.


He also volunteered for Botswana Games held in Gaborone in 2009 in the logistic department and headed the Volunteers Committee of the Metropolitan/COSAFA U-20 held in Botswana.

He has volunteered at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014 (the only volunteer from Southern Africa) and based at the magnificent Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for two months. He worked as the Coordinator in the Protocol and Hospitality affiliates department during his stay in Brazil.


He has also been invited to grace the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as a volunteer that was hosted by the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in August 2016. He is a co-host for a radio jazz programme with Cliff Kepaletswe on RB2 every Sunday between 1500 hours and 1800 hours called Jazzville.    

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