Francistown launches Tati Nickel Young Stars tournament

FRANCISTOWN: The Francistown School of Tennis and Tati Nickel on Thursday launched the Tati Nickel young stars international tennis tournament.

The launch was held at the Francistown Tennis Club courts. The public relations officer of Tati Nickel, Tebogo Rapitsenyane said their company partnered with the Francistown School of Tennis to support sports activities in Francistown.

He said they have realised that sports like tennis and golf were not given priority in Botswana hence they want to close the gap and give these codes the same recognition that others enjoy. “People also think that tennis and golf are sports for rich kids only therefore we want to eliminate these thoughts,” he said, adding that they want to make tennis accessible to every child in Francistown. Rapitsenyane said the partnership was also to assist Francistown School of Tennis nurture children in tennis because talent was better discovered early. He also said Tati Nickel brought one of the best couches in the world to train players at the academy.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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