BGU needs P50 million for new F/town golf club

Worried.....Botswana Golf Union is concerned about the increasing gap between elderly and junior players. PIC KABO MPAETONA
Worried.....Botswana Golf Union is concerned about the increasing gap between elderly and junior players. PIC KABO MPAETONA

Botswana Golf Union (BGU) secretary general, Mpho Kelosiwang, has revealed that they need P50 million to construct a quality golf club in Francistown.

He told Mmegi Sport that BGU has been allocated a plot near the new Francistown Stadium, but they need P144,000 annually to pay Francistown City Council (FCC) in rates. Kelosiwang revealed that they have approached Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) to assist in paying the rates or negotiate for a lesser amount.

Kelosiwang said Tati company has offered to give BGU a plot and they are still considering the offer. He said they have set up a task force to look into the offer.

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