Sports

Wheelchair basketball tourney for Gabs

The Botswana Basketball Association (BBA) Disability Committee in conjunction with the University of Botswana will on the 25th November host the 2017 Malebogo “Max” wheelchair basketball tournament at the University of Botswana Basketball Courts. The wheel chair basketball tournament aims at raising awareness on Gender Based Violence during the commemorative 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence on Women and Children.


22nd November 2017

Forest are still formidable

22nd November 2017

Black Forest headcoach Reetsang Letlole said there is still a lot to play for in the first round of the 2017/18 BTC premiership first round. Following a loss to Extension Gunners in Lobatse this past weekend, Letlole said the Mankgodi outfit were poised to surpass their impressive season debut when they became the league rookie sensation last season. Magoleng were out witted and out hustled by Gunners in an uninspiring encounter in Lobatse this past Saturday.

Grass roots chess receives major boost

22nd November 2017

Grace World Africa Foundation Trust (GWAF) will on the 24th November donate chess equipment to the Chobe region. The equipment will be shared between 10 primary and two junior schools in the region.

ROLLERS DEFEND UNDEFEATED STREAK…

22nd November 2017

BTC premiership outfit Orapa United will be looking to pull an upset over archrivals Township Rollers when the two clash at the Molepolole Sports Complex this weekend. The Ostriches vs. Popa is fast becoming one of the most compelling fixtures in the domestic league. Moreover, Orapa are quickly building a reputation as Popa’s hoodoo team. An even more interesting fact is that Popa remain undefeated in seven games.

Magosi in Muti debt

22nd November 2017

Dealing in muti to find success on the football pitch has come back to haunt Kgatleng BTC Premiership outfit Mochudi Center Chiefs. This week Magosi hit yet another low when the Francistown High Court instructed debt collectors to seize the club’s property over an outstanding debt in favour of a local sangoma. The intriguing and long running case saw the court ordering garnishee against the club, which means the complainant will be paid in instalments. The already debt riddled Magosi are expected to cough up P87, 000 plus costs of the suit by Francistown High Court Judge, Bengbame Sechele.

BFA resuscitates Women’s football

22nd November 2017

The women football league rose from the proverbial ashes this past weekend in Tswapong and Kweneng regions while Gaborone and other regions are expected to begin this week. The women league has been in comatose for months. The resuscitation of the Women’s league gives hope to local players who were left scratching their heads after the Botswana Football Association canned their women structures.

BISA Affiliates denounce financial report

22nd November 2017

The newly elected Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) treasurer Tapiwa Kengaletswe is faced with a mammoth task of regaining the trust of BISA member schools. This comes after BISA affiliates disapproved the financial report presentation to them at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Palapye this past weekend. Affiliates argued that the report was not detailed and accused the former treasurer Michael Oreng of not being transparent about BISA’s financial status. The frustrated affiliates who thronged the AGM lashed out arguing they had no knowledge about the sponsorship deals coming into BISA.

Team Molelo goes down in flames

22nd November 2017

After losing the Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) elections this past weekend in Palapye, Eagile Molelo has no intention of ever contesting for BISA elections.

AUSC-R 5 overshadows Bots Games

3rd November 2017

The Minister of Youth Empowerment Sports and Culture Development Thapelo Olopeng this week said the 2017 Botswana Games will be a drill for the upcoming 2018 AUCSR 5 regional show piece. Olopeng was speaking during the launch of the 2017 Botswana Games in Gaborone on Tuesday this week. Addressing members of the media and sports affiliates, Olopeng said the Botswana Games are slated for December and will be part of the preparations for the 2018 African Union Sports Council Region 5 games (AUCSR) games slated for Gaborone.

Something fishy at BISA

3rd November 2017

Information reaching Sun Sports this week is that Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) President Joshua Gaotlhobogwe is back in the BISA elections race. This comes after he was left in limbo last week when the BISA Electoral Board vetted him out. The BISA electoral Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled for November 10th 2017 in Palapye. However the lead up to the BISA AGM has been embroiled in controversy.

BISA South zone to award excellence

3rd November 2017

The Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) South Central Zone will this weekend host sports awards ceremony in Gaborone. Announcing the award ceremony to member schools and the media yesterday, the South Zone organiser Joy Kenosi said the awards are meant to appreciate and recognise talent in their zone. Kenosi explained that they saw it necessary to award those athletes who performed beyond expectations this year, saying they want to improve their performances for the better.

TAFIC defence exposed

3rd November 2017

Francistown BTC premiership giants TAFIC FC are working hard to beef up their defence. Having experienced a decent start to the 2016/17 season, the defence is arguably their weakest point having conceded seven times in six games. This week TAFIC assistant coach Elias Chinyemba said his team has been letting in easy goals due to a lax defence. Chinyemba said they have been working hard on their defence ahead of their next encounter.

Police, Sharps in shoot out

3rd November 2017

Perennial mid table outfit Police XI host Sharps Shooting Stars this afternoon at Otse stadium. The game is a must win for both teams having languished in the bottom three of the BTC premiership for some time. Maximum points are necessary for both teams; they are to go for a Christmas break in more desirable positions in the log standings.


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