I have invested wisely –Makwala

On the right track: Makwala PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
On the right track: Makwala PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Olympic Games medallist, Isaac Makwala believes he has made wise investments as his athletics career winds down.

Speaking to Mmegi Sport this week, Makwala who turns 37 in September, said although “a man cannot say it’s enough”, he has been prudent with his earnings from the track.

“The first thing on my mind was a house. That was always my focus, no other side issues. There was no one advising me. When I came to Gaborone, I used to stay with my sister and when I got significant earnings in 2015, I bought a house in Tsholofelo,” Makwala said.


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