We need continuity after Botswana Games

The Botswana Games are currently on in the City of Francistown. The Botswana Games pit youngsters from different parts of the country against each other on various sporting codes. The youngsters slug it out in 13 sporting codes. And it is bound to be an exciting do as these youngsters try to outwit and outperform each other.

This is one of those noble initiatives that we can certainly get a lot from, especially with regards identification of raw talent at an early age. This is the platform for youngsters to show what they are made off and if indeed they have the potential to be future world beaters. This is the right time for the different sport codes to identify talent and nurture it.

We always bemoan lack of development across many sporting codes and this is an opportunity for the codes to gauge the effectiveness of their programmes as well as to identify that which can be worked on and developed through the ranks.    

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