Affiliates angry with swimming body over squad selection

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The Botswana Swimming Sport Association (BSSA) executive committee has been accused of nepotism when it comes to national team selection, which has caused the body and its affiliates to drift apart

BSSA affiliates have revealed that there was no proper governance within the association. The affiliates claim the association has threatened to ban them if they report issues to the Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC). Timothy Maje of Dolphins Swimming Club told Mmegi Sport that the executive committee overrode any decision that was taken by the committee that selected national teams.

He said that the executive committee favoured its allies. Maje said members of the executive were friends and when the national team was selected, only close individuals benefited. 

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