Stakeholders Chart New Course For Development Of  Table Tennis In South East


Government, individuals and corporation bodies have urged to sponsor sports competitions at the grassroots.

The call was made during the Anambra state Table Tennis association Chairman’s meeting with other South East Chairmen, Directors of sports and coaches of the game on how to move table tennis forward in the region held in Awka.

Speaking at the meeting , the state Chairman, who is also the Chairman of the South East and the National Vice-President, Sir Ndubuisi Nwobu noted that table tennis is a game that elicit passion for players and lovers of the game streessing the need to move the game forward in the South East region against all odds bedeviling the game.

He urged state and members of the state associations to work tirelessly to make sure the game is brought back to life.

In his remark, the State Director of Sports, Mr. Joseph Umudu, emphasized the need for the game of Table Tennis to be revitalized in the state and the South East region as the government of the state recently inaugurated nineteen sports associations including tennis to revitalize the sports.

The meeting saw the appointment of a Vice-President Mr. Emmanuel to help pilot the affairs of the association and brain storming on the way forward, which will include organizing robust competitions, man-power development of coaches and harnessing talents at the grassroot .


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