Africa Cup of Nations Preview: Botswana

Making their debut in the Africa Cup of Nations, Botswana topped their qualification group ahead of Tunisia to reach the finals. Sports Mole looks at what to expect from Stanley Tshosane's side.

This year sees Botswana make their debut appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Zebras qualified as leaders of Group K, ahead of Tunisia.

Botswana are also one of the few teams in the tournament where the majority of their squad plays in their national league.

Group: D

Players to watch out for:

Mompati Thuma
With 67 caps to his name, Thuma will be expected to lead from the back for Stanley Tshosane's side.

Dipsy Selolwane
Botswana's all-time leading goalscorer, Selolwane spent three years in the MLS with Chicago Fire and Real Salt Lake City before a move back to Africa. If they are going to score, this man is most likely to do it.

Previous best: N/A

Odds to win outright 100/1

Sports Mole says: Group stages

You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account