Tennis coach, BTA in acrimonious split

Disgruntled tennis coach, Wellington Sibanda has quit the Botswana Tennis Association (BTA) citing poor working conditions and has since moved to Namibia.

While Sibanda was the national team coach, he was also in charge of Phikwe tennis club. He is credited with developing a number of top players including Emmanuel Mabechu and Innocent Tidimane.

Speaking to Mmegi Sport from his new Namibia base yesterday, Sibanda said he has worked for BTA under poor conditions with the same salary for years.

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