Victorious BOTESSA Football women's team gets P50k

FNBB Director of Marketing and Commmunication Boga Chilinde Masebu(right) handing over a cheque to BOTESSA President Keorapetse setlhare PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
FNBB Director of Marketing and Commmunication Boga Chilinde Masebu(right) handing over a cheque to BOTESSA President Keorapetse setlhare PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

On Friday, First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) awarded the Botswana Tertiary Student Sports Association (BOTESSA) football women's team a whooping P50,000 in prize money for the brilliant performance it put up at a tournament held in Mpumalanga, South Africa in which the outfit won.

The team had travelled to Mpumalanga to participate in a football tournament dubbed ‘University Sport South Africa (USSA) Championship tournament. It constituted of only players that study at tertiary level.

The team put up a good show at the tournament winning all the matches convincingly. In the grand finale, it was up against VUT and for a game that one may have perceived as one toughest stages on the tournaments, it did not seem so for the BOTESSA team which went on to win 4-1.

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