Orange Botswana has extend a celebratory welcome home to Letsile Tebogo, Botswana’s sprinting sensation and Orange’s brand ambassador. Following his extraordinary performance at the World Championships 2023, Orange Botswana welcomed and celebrated the champion at the Homecoming engagement on the 27th of September 2023 at Orange Botswana Headquarters rooftop.
Through his partnership with Orange Botswana, Letsile Tebogo was presented with a cheque of P150,000.00. This gesture reflects Orange Botswana’s commitment to acknowledging his talent and accomplishments in raising the Botswana flag high on the international podium. Orange Botswana also extended a token of appreciation to Letsile’s coach, Coach Kebonyemodisa ‘Dose’ Mosimanyane amounting to P10,000.00.
Said Orange Botswana Acting CEO, Maano Masisi, “We desire to cultivate enduring relationships with aspiring young Batswana, much like Letsile, who embody dedication, focus, and excellence in their endeavors. Bagaetsho, I would like you to consider this: at his youthful age, Letsile has already shattered records, etching new milestones for the African continent and beyond. He soars our nation’s flag high, and for this, Batswana and the entire African continent stand in solidarity and trust in his capabilities. Continue to make proud, Schoolboy!”
Over the years, Orange Botswana has consistently demonstrated its commitment to supporting local activities such as the sponsorship of the Orange Phikwe National Marathon for the past 6 years and collaboration with the Botswana Football Association (BFA) for the Orange FA Cup Tournament. Orange Botswana has played an integral role in nurturing sporting talent within the nation. Furthermore, upholding the importance of investing in local athletes who continue to bring pride and recognition to Botswana on the international stage.
The results of Letsile Tebogo’s hard work and dedication have left an indelible mark on the world of athletics. He currently holds the World U20 100m record, making him the fastest U20 sprinter in the world. Tebogo is furthermore the first Motswana athlete to secure the 100m title at the World Championships in Oregon, United States of America, in 2022. He also claimed gold in the 100m and silver in the 200m at both the 2021 and 2022 World Athletics U20 Championships. Orange Botswana is both honoured and proud to have an athlete of Tebogo’s calibre to be affiliated with the Orange Botswana brand.