Judo blames BNSC after dismal show

Lebang was part of the judo team
Lebang was part of the judo team

Botswana Judo Federation (BJF) has pointed accusing fingers at the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) in the wake of a dismal display at the ongoing African Games in Morocco.

The team arrived back home on Wednesday after the judokas failed to progress further in the competition. Team manager, Gaongalelwe Morris said they did not get an opportunity to train outside the country.

“We requested BNSC to fund our team to travel to Europe because all along we have been competing against other African countries and we know each other. We could not use our grant because it was not enough,” she said.

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