Fencing, table tennis struggle to fund trips

Money problems: Table tennis is struggling to send athletes abroad PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Money problems: Table tennis is struggling to send athletes abroad PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Botswana Amateur Fencing Society (BAFS) and the Botswana Table Tennis Association (BTTA) are facing an uphill battle to source funds to enable their athletes to travel abroad for competitions.

The BAFS is seeking P350,000 to finance a trip to the 2022 Commonwealth Fencing Championships to be held in London from August 9 to 20.

Speaking to Mmegi Sport yesterday, BAFS president, Mandlaenkosi Masuku said the BAFS intends to send a 12-member team including men, women, and juniors to the championships.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up