Decision time as BAA goes to the polls

Phaphane PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Phaphane PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) will hold the long awaited executive committee election tomorrow.

BAA has faced a tough few months, and it would be interesting to see how affiliates vote, with incumbent president, Thari Mooketsi, throwing his name in the hat for re-election.

The elections are being held under the new constitution that would usher in new positions of three vice presidents (technical, administration and finance) and four coordinators. The coordinators are representatives of the four regions across the country.

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