Karate coach has critics eating humble pie


When Christopher Ponatshego was appointed karate national team coach, the Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) was criticised for the move.

Ponatshego was seen as BOKA president, Tshepho Bathai’s blue-eyed boy.

Ponatshego made some unpopular decisions, which included dropping national team darlings, Oratile Caiphus and Thato Malunga ahead of the African Games.

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