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Budding sports announcer Boitumelo Potsane headhunted after impressing on-air

1 December 2016 4:40 PM
Xolani Gwala finds out how Boitumelo Potsane's life changed since he called in to 702 with his promising sports commentary skills.

Promising sports commentator Boitumelo Potsane has scored it big since he made his radio debut on 702 a few months ago.

Xoalni Gwala ran a competition on-air looking for the amateur sports commentators with potential , which Potsane won.

Xolani checked in on him during the #WhatInTheWorldHappenedTo segment, and he says his life has not been the same since.

I'm super. I'm fabulous. Life has changed.

Boitumelo Potsane

Mr X, you don't understand. It's like a dream come true.

Boitumelo Potsane

After hearing his commentating skills on the show, Potsane received a call from major TV broadcaster SuperSport.

He has been recruited to work along side the MultiChoice Diski Challenge (MDC) team as a trainee analyst.

The MDC, a reserve league for the PSL, run festivals and fixtures across the country which are broadcast on SuperSport.

He explains that the internship training programme helps prepare future commentators, producers and camera crew.

In addition to the working for SuperSport, Boitumelo is pushing is own side-hustle where he commentates at corporate to help improve his game.

Congrats, Boitumelo! All of the very best.

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