Gaborone hosts Notwane netball tourney

One of the tournament organisers, Malebogo Mophalane awarding a certificate to an outstanding player
One of the tournament organisers, Malebogo Mophalane awarding a certificate to an outstanding player

The seventh Notwane Under-20 HIV/AIDS netball tournament was held over the weekend in Gaborone. The theme of this year’s edition was: “Engaging the youth voices in the HIV/AIDS responses”.

The chairperson of the netball section of Notwane Club, Malebogo Maphalane, said the tournament was started in 2008 to contribute in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

This year’s tournament was won by Notwane who beat BDF Cats in the final. Other teams which took part were Jungle Queens, Lavida Academy, Merementshi Junior Secondary School (Mmadinare), Kids Stars, Jwaneng and Flying Hawks.   Merementshi has been participating in the tournament since its inception.  

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