Cllrs decry no show for 2013 Botswana Games

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 Basupang was responding to councillors' requests for the BNSC to consider Francistown as the host city for this year's Botswana Games.He explained that the decision has already been made considering that the scale of the African Youth Games is the same as that of Botswana Games, hence running the two events concurrently would be difficult. "All the budget and resources have been channelled to the African Youth Games because it is a higher calling than Botswana Games," he added.

Basupang also explained that the sequence of the Botswana Games, that are held every two years, is an issue that his office will look into.Basupang, who was addressing Selebi-Phikwe Town Council's full council meeting recently, said Botswana Games are held for Under-19 youth, both school-going and out-of-school for talent identification purposes and nurturing of such talent. He said the games also afford athletes and coaches alike a chance to be adopted by local teams and prepare athletes for international competitions.

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