Earth life Africa is an affiliate of Botswana Billiards Confederation (BBC) formerly known as Botswana Pool Table Association (BOPTA) as the new affiliate member of Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC). Earth Life Africa Annual Pool Tournament' has already captured a committed audience becoming a highly anticipated “happening” in Botswana and neighboring countries such as South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe.
It aims to bring the world into Botswana and promote the spirit of sport through Pool Tournaments. By hosting international stars, this attracts the global visitors and Earth Life Africa believes that, the game of Pool can contribute towards economic growth through development of comprehensive Pool tournament strategies and this game attracts both genders and all age groups.
Earth Life Africa 1st Annual Pool Tournament 2015 was a great success! Over 150 players competed in qualifying games from 13 villages and towns, including Gaborone, Francistown, Maun, Jwaneng, Selibe Phikwe, Palapye, Mahalapye, Lobatse, Kanye, Gabane, Tlokweng and Molepolole. Over 3500 spectators watched the games with an average of about 200 spectators per venue. The event was well-publicized through local television, newspapers and radio.
Ishmael Dumisani Mthethwa was crowned the champion of the tournament and won the grand prize of BWP50 000.00. BWP16, 000.00 went to the second runner-up and P10, 000.00 was awarded to the third runner-up. Thirty-two finalists were each awarded BWP1000.00.The event has encouraged sport players and fans to embrace the sport beyond Bars and leisure centres.
On the road to the finals, Earthlife Africa held qualifying matches across the country for the best 32 players of 2016. These players have to be drawn against each other to determine the Final line up. We have selected the 25th February 2017 for the live draw of these players.
Athletics is one of the sporting activities that for many years has been consistently performing extremely well in international competitions. One of the reasons is the availability of qualified and experienced coaches, who have been working tirelessly on the ground to ensure that they scout talent and develop more athletes.
For the first time after eons, football clubs plying their trade in the elite league are walking in the shadow of the undefined with nothing concrete agreed and on sight before the commencement of the football season.