Book launch turns into war room

Book launch: Mamelodi held a successful launch of his book, Protecting the Game on Wednesday
Book launch: Mamelodi held a successful launch of his book, Protecting the Game on Wednesday

The fight pitting the Minister of Youth, Gender, Sport and Culture, Tumiso Rakgare, and the Botswana Football Association (BFA) president, Maclean Letshwiti played out in the full glare of guests attending Ashford Mamelodi’s book launch on Wednesday.

In the past, the two have played down the animosity, despite reports they no longer see eye-to-eye. On Wednesday, however, the growing rift was laid bare to the public during Mamelodi’s launch of his memoir titled, ‘Protecting the Game’.

What started off as a celebratory evening turned tense when Rakgare took to the podium, speaking just metres from where Letshwiti was seated.

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