KARATE TEAM PERFOMS WELL ON NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Karate Team Perfoms well on national and international championships

The Botho University karate club has done well so far in the competitions held on the first quarter of 2014. On the 1st March 2014, three Botho University karate club members each won a medal at the Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) Championship held in Gaborone. Molefe Molemi won a bronze medal for 84kg elite ‘Kumite’ and Leruo Masole won a silver medal for 60kg in the same category. Thato Malunga, team captain, came tops in the team and won a gold medal for ‘Kumite’ and ‘Kata’ in the female category.

As the karate team is highly dedicated, at the Gaborone Open Championship held recently on 15th March, 2014, Leruo Masole did wonders by winning a gold medal and Molefe Molemi also got away with a bronze. Several countries including Namibia, Zambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana and Estonia took place in the competition.