Tennis coach remains optimistic on AJC chances

Blossoming talent: Under 12 player, Segomotso Sibanda plays a return against Mozambique opponent Anna Vasilis during the second round of the CAT/ ITF Southern Africa Champions at the Notwane Tennis Courts in Gaborone yesterday. PIC KEBOFHE MATHE
Blossoming talent: Under 12 player, Segomotso Sibanda plays a return against Mozambique opponent Anna Vasilis during the second round of the CAT/ ITF Southern Africa Champions at the Notwane Tennis Courts in Gaborone yesterday. PIC KEBOFHE MATHE

Botswana tennis team coach, Wellington Sibanda has said the country stands a good chance of sending players to the Africa Junior Championships (AJC) to be held in Tunisia from January 26-31.

Sibanda told Mmegi Sport yesterday that they are pinning their hopes on sending three players to the championship. He explained that last year, only one player qualified for the event.

This year, Thato Holmes (boys) and Tshegofatso Tsiang (girls) have done well in the first qualifying tournament, increasing their qualification chances. Sibanda said they are now waiting for one boy in the either the Under 14 or 15 categories to pull through.

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