BoBA blames poor preparations

Lethabo Modukanele PIC: DAILYNEWS
Lethabo Modukanele PIC: DAILYNEWS

The Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) has blamed poor preparations after local pugilists returned empty-handed from the women’s World Boxing Championships in India.

As the richest women’s boxing competition draws to a close in Delhi, Botswana’s representatives are already preparing to board the plane back home without any medals.

Botswana had sent three boxers to the tournament which ends on Saturday. A total prize money of $2.4 million (approximately P30 million) was on offer, but local boxers spurned the chance as they want out in the early rounds.

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