Botswana grabs bronze in regional table tennis tourney

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The Botswana table tennis team brought home two bronze medals in both the male and the female categories from the just-ended Africa Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region 5 table tennis championships held in Namibia.

The men’s team led by the country’s top ranked player, Bonolo Mabote, comprised Tlotlo Kgosimore, Bakang Maloka and BISA Under-20 champion, Boago Malobela.

They finished third with nine points while Angola ended up on position two with 11 points. South Africa are the winners of the championships; winning gold with 12 points. Botswana women’s team also secured the third place with 10 points, two points behind Angola who won gold with 12 points. South Africa settled for silver in the women’s category after falling short with a point to equal Angola’s points.

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