Francistown takes bowls national title

Star player: Lesego Motladiile was voted the best in the women's category PIC: LESEDI MKHUTSHWA
Star player: Lesego Motladiile was voted the best in the women's category PIC: LESEDI MKHUTSHWA

FRANCISTOWN: Hosts, Francistown Bowls Club are the champions of the 46th national competition hosted in the second city last week. The competition began May 13 and ended on Sunday.

The Botswana Bowling Association (BBA) competition drew 85 competitors from five bowling clubs from across the country. With 57 points, Francistown emerged as the victors, ahead of Gaborone who finished in second position on 53 points. Jwaneng moved to third place with 44 points, surpassing Orapa which dropped to the fourth place with 43 points.

Orapa were the defending champions but found the going tough this year. Selebi-Phikwe finished last in the competition after scoring 37 points. Baven Balendra from Francistown club and Gaborone's Lesego Motladiile were named the men's and women's players of the tournament, respectively.

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