Table Tennis finish second at AUSC games

Table Tennis national team PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Table Tennis national team PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The national table tennis team finished in an overall second position at the just ended AUSC Region 5 games held in Maseru, Lesotho.

Botswana sent an 11-member team including a Para side to the mountainous Kingdom of Lesotho in a tournament held from December 9-11.

The Botswana Table Tennis Association (BTTA) broke a four-year international hiatus from international competition as local ping pong players brought home 12 medals, finishing second behind champions South Africa while the host finished third.

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