Darts team target gold in Namibia

On target: The darts team wants gold in Nambia
On target: The darts team wants gold in Nambia

The national youth darts team will depart for the Africa Union Sport Council (AUSC) Region V Games in Namibia on Sunday, with focus on the ultimate prize.

The squad is made up of 19 players, all under 18 years of age. They will represent the country in the Under-15 and Under-18 sections, where Botswana will field two teams in each category. Botswana aims to go one better after finishing second overall behind hosts South Africa, in Germiston in the 2017 edition.

The Under-15 team had claimed eight medals with five gold, two silver and a bronze. The team was crowned the best in the category. The Under-18 side managed three bronze medals and overall, saw Botswana finish second.

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