Botswana wins first medal at African States bowling tourney

Bowls delight
Bowls delight

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Botswana bowling ladies trips of Obopile Ashby, Tirelo Buckley and Binkie Gaborutwe have won a silver medal at the ongoing Africa States tournament in Lusaka, Zambia.

Team Botswana finished second behind South Africa with six points and eight shots difference. South Africa accumulated 10 points and 41 shots difference, while Zimbabwe got position three with six points and minus three shots difference.

In the final round of ladies pairs and triples, Botswana beat Kenya by 15 to 14 shots. Zambia beat Zimbabwe by 25 to 15 shots, while South Africa beat Namibia by 21 to 14 shots.

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