Swimming body, club at loggerheads

Pending issues: Freeman has to deal with the Stingrays Club matter PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Pending issues: Freeman has to deal with the Stingrays Club matter PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Francistown-based Stingrays Swimming Club has rubbed Botswana Swimming Sport Association (BSSA) the wrong way after failing to appear for a virtual disciplinary hearing on Tuesday.

In a letter dated April 5, the BSSA had indicated the disciplinary hearing was due to take place on Tuesday virtually but did not happen. BSSA president, Andrew Freeman wrote the letter to Stingrays' secretary-general, Nyarai Gondo informing her of the disciplinary proceedings.

The club was charged with spreading false information after Stingrays indicated its swimmers had been suspended by the BSSA "unconstitutionally and maliciously". The second charge relates to bringing the name of the BSSA into dispute.

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