The Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) offers a “Sheroes Project”, an initiative to encourage women to play, participate and enjoy table tennis.
Mr. Mawuko Afadzinu Chairman of GTTA said the initiative was part of their efforts to ensure the revival of sport in all regions of the country.
“The Sheroes table tennis project in Ghana is based on our history proving that female table tennis players are the kind that has brought us the most international laurels,” he revealed at a point. press release in Accra.
The event set for Saturday 2 October at DG Hathiramani Hall in Accra Stadium, dubbed ‘Discovery Series 1, Talent meets Opportunity’, will see more than 300 young talents ranging from under-21s, under-18s and under-18s. 15-year-old, and U-11 are fighting for laurels.
Mr. Afadzinu noted that the tournament should create the opportunity for young table tennis talent to flourish and express themselves on why their talents are being perfected by experts.
He also announced the start of the ping pong season and pledged to make the sport more popular than soccer.
“Our overall goal is to have a female president for GTTA and to allow our daughters to love and enjoy the game,” he explained.
Mr Afadzinu said his team had ensured that out of the 300 players had so far registered to participate in the program, adding that half of them were women.
He thanked Africa World Airlines (AWA), Promasidor Ghana Limited and Stanbic Bank for their support for the initiative.