Boxers’ agonising wait for prize money

The painful wait: Kenosi is due to receive P100,000. PIC: Monirul Bhuiyan
The painful wait: Kenosi is due to receive P100,000. PIC: Monirul Bhuiyan

It was a jovial moment for local pugilists when they won prize money during the Africa Boxing Championships held in Maputo, Mozambique last year.

The jubilations have however, turned into a heartache, as the money remains unpaid since September. The boxers are feeling desponded as the mother body, the Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) is also failing to provide answers.

Keamogetse Sadie Kenosi won a gold medal and P100, 000 cash while Aratwa Kasemang and George Molwantwa each won silver medals, which carry a P50, 000 cash prize.

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