October 23, 2021
Sports

Asawa National Open Table Tennis Championship Launched.


The maiden edition of the Asawa Open Table Tennis Championship is set for Saturday, 18th April 2020 at the SC Apenteng Hall in Koforidua, the Eastern Regional Capital.


The Championship which will see Men and Women from all age categories battle it out to split the bounty of 7,100GH (Seven thousand One Hundred Cedis) price money and also gives them the opportunity to win the bragging right over the other, stake their claim and also go home with prices from Auxiliary Sponsors.


During the launch which was held in Koforidua, on Sunday 8th March 2020, at the New Juabeng Table Tennis Center (NJTTC), the main Sponsor for the event, US-based, Isaac Opoku “ASAWA”, who is the only Olympian as far as the sport, Table Tennis is concerned and also is the only who has represented Ghana at the Olympic games, stressed on the need to promote the sport and gives it much attention since it has rendered many leaders, industry players, health practitioner, etc.

He believes now is the time to promote table tennis for the future of the Nation.


Senior national team players and those from the cadet and Junior players will battle it out together.

Players such as Emmanuel Asante, Emmanuel Ofori, Richard Osei, Twumasi will lead as examples when Eastern Region battles it out with the rest of Ghana.


There will also be an exhibition match involving Isaac Opoku “Asawa” and multiple award winner Nana YAW Boateng “ABISHI LOLO”, who is now based in Sydney, Australia.

By: Israel Osei Asante / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ Kingdomfmonline.com / Ghana / 2020

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