Minister to tackle Amos’ concerns

Lending an ear: The minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Thapelo Olopeng (right) is ready to address Nijel Amos' concern. In the middle is BNSC chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Lending an ear: The minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Thapelo Olopeng (right) is ready to address Nijel Amos' concern. In the middle is BNSC chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Just a day after Nijel Amos threatened to relocate to another country over lack of support from Batswana, the Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Thapelo Olopeng has pledged to address the athlete’s concerns.

The Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng told Mmegi Sport that Olopeng and Amos met on Tuesday and the latter raised the same concerns. 

“The minister has asked us to investigate the matter. He has directed us to sit down with Amos and talk about all the issues he raised,” said Reikeletseng.

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