Francistown to host BOMaid bowling championships

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Bowlers will this Saturday converge in Francistown for the weeklong 38th edition of the Botswana Medical Aid Society (BOMaid) National Bowling Championships.

The championships, sponsored to the tune of P20, 000 by the medical aid society, will be held from tomorrow and continue for the whole week in Francistown.The championship, pioneered by Jacqui and Derek Rhodes in 1976, is the most prestigious annual event on the BBA calendar.  Apparently, the trophy was named after the Rhodes family as the founders of the Botswana national championships.

Hence, BBA spokesperson, John Gaborutwe told Mmegi Sport Gaborutwe said, the ultimate prize for the championship is the Rhodes trophy for the club that wins the overall tournament. "Gaborone Club has the majority of Rhodes trophy titles with a record of 16 wins followed by Francistown club, Phikwe and the now defunct Lobatse with six titles each.  "Jwaneng has three titles, while Orapa has only won the tournament twice," said Gaborutwe.

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