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18.03.2009 Tennis

GT TA select 16…Ahead of 18th African cadets and juniors championship

By Kofi Owusu Aduonum - Ghanaian Chronicle

The Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) has selected 16 Top ranked Cadet and Junior players for camping ahead of the 18th African Cadets and Juniors Championships slated for Cairo, Egypt from April 10 – 18. A statement signed by the association's scribe Kwame Amponfi Jnr. has said.

The selection, done after two days of all-play-all competition involving 135 players (Cadet and Junior Boys and Girls) from all the 10 regions of Ghana and some state security services has the approval of the National Sports Council and the Sector Ministry.

The following players make up the camping squad in order of ranking;

For the cadet boys, Samuel Akayade, Koforidua Sec Tech., Emmanuel Asante, Koforidua Sec Tech., Isaac Davies, Cape Coast Catholic Jubilee School, Michael Darbah Winneba, A.M.E Zion Junior High School. While Gloria Asafo-Adjei Koforidua Sec Tech., Dorothy Oboubi Winneba, A.M.E Zion Junior High School, Gina Hackman, Winneba H/E Educational Centre, Fatima Obiri Yeboah Accra, IPMC make up for the girls cadet.

Others are Felix Lartey Ghana Immigration Service, Derek Abrefa Ghana Immigration Service ,Philip Mensah Kwanyako Sec Tech., Emmanuel Commey - Ghana Immigration Service make up for the junior boys while Bernice Borquaye Ghana Armed Forces, Navy-Takoradi, Eva Amankwah Kumasi, Celia Baah-Danso, Sunyani Polytechnic Cynthia Kwabi Ghana Immigration Service form the girls juniors.

Non-residential camping for two weeks March 14-27 and residential camping for two Weeks March 28 to April 9 has been arranged at the D.G Hathiramani Sports Hall, Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra (10am – 6pm each day) The Association humbly requests for cash and kind sponsorship from companies and philanthropists for the national team. The sponsorship could be channeled through the following GTTA contact details; TEL: (+233) 244 819096