Khama, BNSC meet to review sponsorship policy

Ross Branch being welcomed by the Minister Tshekedi Khama at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport.PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Ross Branch being welcomed by the Minister Tshekedi Khama at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport.PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The new Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Tshekedi Khama will meet the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) to review the sponsorship policy, with the aim of assisting individual athletes.

The BNSC has over the years availed funds for national teams but individuals have found it difficult to secure funding.

This comes in light of motor sport’s recent participation at the Dakar Rally, with Vincent Crosbie representing the country in 2017, while Ross Branch is fresh from taking part in this year’s competition. Individuals are forced to dig deep into their pockets to represent their country at these competitions.

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