Botswana dominate karate championships

FILE PIC: Local karatekas dominated the Gaborone Open karate championships held on Saturday PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
FILE PIC: Local karatekas dominated the Gaborone Open karate championships held on Saturday PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Local karatekas had a good day in office, dominating the Gaborone Open karate championships held on Saturday.

The championships were commemorating the 10th anniversary. The event which is organised and hosted by Hayashi-Ha Karate Federation, attracted athletes from South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

Hayashi-Ha secretary general, Ofentse Bakwadi told Sport Monitor that he was impressed by the performance of the karatekas. “We always strive to bring out the best event.

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