Boxing grassroots programme extends to Phikwe

Selebi Phikwe will now have a boxing grassroots development programme (Re Ba Bona Ha) centre
Selebi Phikwe will now have a boxing grassroots development programme (Re Ba Bona Ha) centre

The Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) joined hands with the Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) and the Debswana Diamond Company over the weekend to launch a boxing grassroots development programme (Re Ba Bona Ha) centre in Selebi-Phikwe.

The programme is targeting children of five to 15 years of age in different sporting disciplines. Boxing has been part of Re Ba Bona Ha for over a decade since launching their first centre in Lobatse in 2011.

The Phikwe centre brings to four, the number of boxing centres around the country with centres also in Molepolole and Gantsi. Speaking during the launch held at Ikageleng Community Hall, Selebi-Phikwe town mayor, Lucas Modimana urged BoBA to ensure that the centre remains operational and unearth boxing talent in his town.

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