Botswana off to a good start

Women's softball team
Women's softball team

The women's softball team started its World Cup campaign on a positive footing after walloping Lesotho 24-0 in a one-sided contest at the National Diamond this morning.

Botswana did the damage to their opponents in the first inning, claiming a 19-0 lead. The side continued with a good run in the second inning scoring five points without any response from the lightweights.

Five players from the 16 women squad, Molethe Bonolo, Isaac Charity, Bafedile Dube, Sixpence Gotlamang and Kedibonye Mogatusi represented Botswana in the Europe Africa Olympic Qualifier 2019 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, helping Botswana to seventh place finish.

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Government’s efforts commendable!

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