Botswana has started with plans to ensure that the country also benefit from the 2010 Fifa World Cup in neighboring South Africa.
Batswana have organised the first ever 2010 World Cup Legacy workshop in the capital Gaborone today and tomorrow, .
It will be attended by senior representatives of the government, Botswana Football Association, big business, tourism, hospitality and transport industries.
Dan Moyo, acting 2010 World Cup Government Unit acting head, and Tumi Dlamini from the LOC will make presentations at the two-day event.
As part of their preparations for the World Cup, Botswana have formed a cooperation agreement with the North West provincial government.
Botswana's preparations include upgrading their soccer facilities to enable them to attract one of the participating countries to set up a training base there.
"When we were bidding to host the tournament, we made it clear that it will be an African World Cup."