Teenage twins to make Mantshwabisi debut

Battle-ready: Tadiwa (left) and Tabona during a media briefing this week PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Battle-ready: Tadiwa (left) and Tabona during a media briefing this week PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

This year’s Toyota 1000 Desert Race will witness the raw riding skills of 18-year-old twins, Tadiwa and Tabona Tafa, who will make their debut in one of the toughest races in motorsport.

The race returns to Jwaneng between June 23 and 25 after a three-year absence. The youngsters have been riding bikes since an early age, following in the footsteps of their father, Tafa Tafa.

The father’s exploits caught the attention of his children, who started playing with his two-wheel bike and in the process, discovered their talents. The senior Tafa indicated that his children have been racing for some time and have already represented Botswana in competitions held in countries such as South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.

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