Perekisi, Ndzinge Win Gaborone Open


Tshepo Perekisi and Tebogo Ndzinge were crowned the Botswana Badminton Association (BBA) Gaborone Open championship winners. The event was concluded yesterday (Sunday) at the UB Indoor Sports Arena.

The country’s second ranked man, Perekisi was in a good form in the tournament that started on Friday. He beat Tlamelang Kepaletswe of Gaborone Badminton Club (GBC) 2-0 to win his first ever-senior championship.

Kepaletswe bagged a silver medal while Tumisang Olekantse settled for the bronze medal. Speaking to Monitor Sport after his championship win, Perekisi who recently won a place in the national team for All Africa Senior Championship, said the weekend’s win has come in handy for the continental tournament scheduled for mid-October. “I performed very well. It was my first time winning a gold in the singles in my career.

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