Modukanele named sportswoman of the year

The Sportswoman of the year walked pocketed P20 000 PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
The Sportswoman of the year walked pocketed P20 000 PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Boxing sensation, Lethabo Modukanele was named the sportswoman of the year at the inaugural first ever Botswana Women Sports Awards.

The award comes after her good showing in the ring last year during the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom. She won a bronze medal in the 45-48kg category.

Her sensational run in the past two years seemed to be quite enough for the fists lady to walk away with the prize beating other nominees. Modukanele was up against Ekua Youri of tennis, who is now based in Spain, while the other nominee for the award was Aobakwe Modise of fencing.

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