Thursday, May 23, 2024

Recycle or discard? 

This coming Saturday 27th of April 2024, Botswana Softball Association (BSA) delegates will gather in Mahalapye for the association’s crucial elective Annual General Assembly (AGM).

Top of the agenda, for most of the delegates, will be the voting of a new National Executive Committee (NEC) to lead the association for the next three years. Unlike in previous elections, this time around, affiliates are pondering whether to recycle old leadership or bring in new blood. 

The general view among affiliates is that softball has regressed drastically over the past few years. No league has been played for the past two years. The BSA field or the national diamond, once the pride of the association, is now desolate and is in disrepair. To top it all off, the national team, once ranked 13th or 14th in the world has dropped and is now ranked 33rd in the world.

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