Tennis president rubbishes funds abuse claims

Under the spotlight: Amanze
Under the spotlight: Amanze

The Botswana Tennis Association (BTA) president, Nelson Amanze has dismissed reports that his committee abuses funds, to the detriment of the players’ development.

An official who preferred anonymity has raised these damning allegations following last week’s Mmegi Sport interview with former BTA coach, Wellington Sibanda.

The coach had accused the association of neglect and the source corroborates his story. Sibanda, a former coach based in Selebi-Phikwe who has since moved to Namibia, spilled his frustrations from his new base last week. However, Amanze yesterday rubbished allegations levelled against his leadership as ‘fabricated’.  He said the allegations are a calculated move intended to tarnish the image of the association.

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