Botswana impresses against Hong Kong fighters

Hong Kong's LEE KA YWAI, Botswana's China Mitswi and Carlos Dambe at Gaborone Open Karate Championship. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Hong Kong's LEE KA YWAI, Botswana's China Mitswi and Carlos Dambe at Gaborone Open Karate Championship. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Local karatekas put up a good fight against Hong Kong in this year’s Gabs Open Karate Championship held at Al Nur School on Saturday.

The annual championship attracted athletes from as far as Hong Kong, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Having invited karatekas from Estonia last year, the Botswana Karate Association (BKA) issued invites to four individual karate champions from Hong Kong.

While the visitors brought a lot of experience, the locals did not just sit back and watch the show. They took the fight to the visitors.

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