Tyson's visit hangs in the balance

Punchy affair: Ngaka will face an opponent from the Philippines PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Punchy affair: Ngaka will face an opponent from the Philippines PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Organisers of 'The Rumble in the Okavango' boxing event's dream to bring Mike ‘Iron Mike’ Tyson to Botswana hangs in the balance due to lack of sponsorship.

To bring one of the world's greatest boxing icons to Botswana, it will cost the organisers P7.8 million after the fee was reduced from P13.6 million.

One of the event organisers, Moabi Ngaka told MmegiSport that they are racing against time to secure sponsorship for Tyson to travel to Maun over the Easter Holiday. “We have knocked on several doors but nothing is coming forth. We tried to seek assistance from the Office of the President and Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO), but it was tough.

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