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            [founded as LSC Gunners]
            Miscellaneous SC Serowe
            Masitaoka FC Molepolole                 [officially registered in 1968]
1963        Mochudi Rovers
1965        Botswana Railway Highlanders FC Mahalapye
            Notwane FC Gaborone
            Red Sparks FC Tlokweng                  [founded as Tlokweng Pirates Football] 
1966        Black Peril FC (Tlokweng)               [founded as Liverpool FC]
1967 Aug    Gaborone United SC
            Ghantsi Terrors    
1968        Chobe United Kasane
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        Mosquito FC (Selebi-Phikwe)             [founded as Black Vultures FC]
            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
            Marang SC Gaborone
1979        Bobonong Stone Breakers SC
            Mosquito FC Selebi-Phikwe
            Real Movers FC Gaborone
1980        Kopang Classic                          [founded as Top Stars]
            Red Lions FC Selebi-Phikwe
1981        Broadhurst United FC
            Bokaa Young Pirates FC 
1982        Rovers SC Ramokgonami
            Swift Masters Gaborone
            Green Lovers Serowe
            Zowa United SC
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 
            Moselebe Young Fighters FC
1986        Manyane Celtics FC Thamaga
            Motlakase Power Dynamos FC Palapye
1987        Botswana Railway Highlanders FC
            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         [founded as Rolling Stars FC]
            Stonebreakers Letlhakane
1991        Gaborone Young Strikers  
1992 Jul 22 King Rodgers SC Tsabong
            Ecco City Greens SC Francistown
1994        Moeti United SC
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        Kanye United
            Tonota FC
2008        Springbok FC Gweta
2009 Jun 25 Mopani United FC
     Jul  9 Gaborone Football Academy [GFA]
            Ncojane Young Stars FC
            Holy Ghost FC Gaborone
2010 Oct    Orapa United                            [merger of Orapa Bucs, Wanderers, Boteti,
2011 Dec 28 Real Brothers FC                         White Diamonds and Swallows]
            Boikago FC Gaborone
            Palapye Al Stars FC                    
2014        Jwaneng Galaxy FC
2015 Jun  1 Molmas United FC   
            Chadibe North FC
2017        Taung Young Strikers
            Gumare United FC
2017        Majweng SC Molepolole                   [merger of Boribamo United FC and
2018        Taung Young Strikers FC                  New Town Highlanders FC] 

[*1] TAFIC = Tati African Football Independent Club;
     TAFA  = Tati African Football Associates
[*2] Mighty Tigers changed name to Township Rollers in 1965

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