Moroko makes surprise return to relay team

Come back: Moroko has madeit into the 4x400m
relay team PIC: MONIRUL BHUIYAN 
(PRESS PHOTO)
Come back: Moroko has madeit into the 4x400m relay team PIC: MONIRUL BHUIYAN (PRESS PHOTO)

Galefele Moroko springs as an unexpected addition to the women's 4x400m relay team, poised to compete at the Budapest World Athletics Championships commencing next week.

The Botswana Athletics Association secured her place in the squad, ensuring entry to the competition at the 11th hour. Lydia Jele, Thomphang Basele, Obakeng Kamberuka, Golekanye Chikani, and Oratile Nowe complete the roster.

Chilume Ntshwarang, the head coach, explained to Mmegi Sport that Moroko's potential warranted her inclusion, despite the team's setbacks. While acknowledging the passage of time since Moroko's last competition, Ntshwarang urged against hasty judgements. "After the team failed to qualify, athletes took a break from training.

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