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MBABANE The fifth ranked Botswana Under-20 basketball squad arrives in the country tomorrow for an international friendly against the local Zone VI team - Sep 29, 2010

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The game, which was initially slated for Mavuso Sports Centre will finally take place at Waterford KaMhlaba at 11am on Saturday. Swaziland National Basketball Association (SNBA) President, Clement Dlamini said the Botswana side won a silver medal in the COSAFA Under-17 basketball tournament losing by a point to South Africa. 'It is a game that will surely give our Zone squad a great test ahead of the December game. Botswana is the fifth best ranked country in Southern Africa. Our aim is to learn how to win and playing against Botswana will be of great help,' he said.

The local squad is captained by Waterford student, Muhle Dlamini and there is also the lanky Thando Kunene of Enjabulweni School. Dlamini said they have also lined up another international friendly against the second ranked Mozambique. 'We are still in talks with Mozambique and that game will also help expose our players to higher standards. The thing is that the standard of the sport is higher in the SADC region in Africa,' he said.

The visiting team is currently in camp for 18 days in preparation for the Zone VI games.

Association to host CUCSA games - 1 month ago
Preparations for hosting the Confederation of University and Colleges Sports Associations (CUCSA) games are going on smoothly. Botswana Tertiary Students Sports Association (BOTESSA) president, Herbert Letsebe said this at a press conference in Gaborone recently. He said Botswana was given the right to host the 2018 CUCSA games scheduled for June this year, adding that 10 countries would compete in different sporting codes such as football, softball, badminton and netball   [read more]
Botswana has finished bottom of the boys and girls pools in the FIBA Africa - 1 Year ago
Botswana has finished bottom of the boys and girls pools in the FIBA Africa Zone VI U16 Afrobasket qualifiers. The five-day event, which was held at the Botswana National Youth Centre (BNYC) multi-purpose hall, came to an end on Saturday (May 30) with the hosts having lost all their matches after some dismal performances. The girls team was outclassed 68-19 by South Africa in its opening match on Tuesday, while the boys were crushed 120-16 by the same opponent. Zimbabwe, Angola and Mozamb...   [read more]
Dolphins Champions - 3 Years ago
Dolphins are the Botswana Basketball League men's division 1 champions after beating Troopers 71-56 in a fast-paced title decider played on Saturday night. The entertaining match was halted for more than 30 minutes in the last quarter due to darkness after lights went off at the University of Botswana (UB) basketball courts. Before the match, Troopers were top of the log with 22 points from 12 matches, while Dolphins were in second position with 20 points from 11 matches. Therefore, both...   [read more]

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