The Tsantsabane Local Football Association (Tsalfa) is working hard on its objectives.Amongst other, the objectives are promoting football referees, coaches and administrators and preparing players for advancement to the Premier Soccer League (PSL).Under the executive leadership of Lebogang Daniels, Tsalfa started its calendar year on a high note when it hosted a lekgotla on Saturday, 7 January, at the loveLife conference room in Postmasburg. The lekgotla was attended by high-level delegates, including Luyanda Papu of the South African Football Association (Safa) Development Agency, the SAB regional league coordinator and the chairperson of schools’ football in the region, Ntsane Nyane. Tsalfa officials, team managers and diverse stakeholders also participated in the one-day football lekgotla that assessed the overall performance of Tsalfa over the last five years.Apart from serving as a consultative forum for the year ahead, the lekgotla saw representatives like Daniels, the PSL referees and a delegate teacher, rendering a comprehensive analysis on the operations of the football association. In his keynote address Papu described the lekgotla as a step in the right direction.Papu welcomed more strategic debates to chart the way forward and promotes the sport. The lekgotla ventilated ideas on, amongst others, the state of refereeing, school football, coach training, disciplinary proceedings and the composition of the local executive committee of Tsalfa.