Vol.21 No.118

Wednesday 4 August 2004    





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Rugby team confident despite injuries
COACH of injury hit national Under 18 rugby team is confident that his charges will do well in the 2005 World Cup qualifiers scheduled for Zimbabwe. Speaking to Mmegi Sport during their last training session yesterday, Roger Akena said he was confident that his boys will hoist the nation's flag high. "This is despite the fact that we're going without three of our key players," said Akena. The Kenyan mentor said the team has gone through rigorous training and is prepared to battle.

ITTF official hails Botswana
THE visiting International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) development officer, Roman Plese, has said that he is impressed with the development of the game in Botswana. Plese, who started conducting a level one coaching course on Sunday at the BNSC Conference room told Mmegi Sport yesterday that the Botswana Table Tennis Association has done a good job in improving the standard of the game in the country. The 42-year-old Croatian said that Botswana is trying to catch up with other countries like Nigeria who compete at the international level. He added that the 44 participants at the course who are drawn from all over Botswana will improve table tennis in the country after they graduate.

FC Satmos wins Ngoma Cup
FRANCISTOWN: FC Satmos won the one-day Ngoma Challenge Cup after trouncing their First Division opponents Ecco City Green 3-0 during the finals at the Francistown Stadium on Saturday.

Kgale Classic is back again
Botswana Life is once again sponsoring the annual Kgale Classic race for the 12th consecutive year. Up to 300 runners from around the country are expected to participate.


Mmegi, 2002
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