Xenophobia hits karate championships

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The Zone Six karate championships that were supposed to take place in Durban next month have been moved to Johannesburg in June due to xenophobic attacks, which broke out in South Africa a fortnight ago.

Sources said Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, whose citizens have been caught in the attacks, might boycott the championship.

Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) president, David Mathe said although he was unaware of changes in the date and venue, the Zone Six president had hinted possibility of a shift.

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