Netball starlet off to Australia


Local netball sensation, Cheludo David will attend a three-month trial with Netball South Australia Premier League side, Woods Panthers. David was part of the Under-21 side, 'Dinaletsana', which finished 10th at the 2017 Netball World Youth Cup held in Gaborone.

David's exploits at the World Cup did not go unnoticed as she and two other players, Kgomotso Matibini and Fatima Dinoh were invited for trials by Australian teams, but due to financial constraints the moves fell through.

The youngster's dream remained alive after Wood Panthers reignited their interest late last year. Speaking at the send off ceremony on Wednesday, a representative from Basadi Bomme, a group that advocates for women participation in sports, Tebogo Lebotse-Sebego hoped that David's move would encourage a lot more young athletes to take up sport as a career.

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