Badminton gets series green light

Green-light: Badminton will host 20 countries next week PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Green-light: Badminton will host 20 countries next week PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The Botswana Badminton Association (BBA) has been given the green light to host the Botswana International Series, which attracts 20 countries from across the globe.

The Botswana Netball Association's (BONA) struggled to get permission from the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) to host the Africa Cup due to funding challenges. Netball's request was only approved at the last minute following the intervention of the Okavango Diamond Company (ODC).

However, there were no such challenges with BBA's application and now the association will host the series, which will run from November 23-26 at the Otse Police College. Badminton interim president, Modisaotsile Badubi dismissed reports that hosting the Botswana International Series was in jeopardy.

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