The President of the Ghana Desk Tennis Affiliation (GTTA), Mawuko Afadzinu has been elected as a Board Member of the Worldwide Desk Tennis Federation (ITTF), the best governing physique of the game.
That is the primary time a Ghanaian has risen to the highest echelons of world desk tennis since Ghana joined the desk tennis group in 1951.
On the 2021 Basic Meeting of the African Desk Tennis Federation held nearly on Saturday, June 5 attributable to COVID-19, Mr. Afadzinu alongside seven different African desk tennis leaders have been elected to serve for a interval of 4 years.
This success chalked by him comes at a time when his administration efficiently hosted the world junior and cadet championships in Ghana in 2019 for the primary time in over a decade and in addition the organising of a nationwide desk tennis coaching centre in Accra with a capability of thirty-two (32) desk tennis boards.
Mr. Afadzinu stated ‘’ God keen, I’ll serve on the ITTF Board of Administrators for the subsequent 4 years. My main function is to create alternatives for the desk tennis fraternity and push the sport to new horizons like by no means earlier than”
“My three-prong technique will probably be; understanding how the system works in order that we are able to make it work for us, teaming up with the appropriate of us to assist us, and getting it finished rapidly and nicely.”
Ghana will probably be taking part on this planet desk tennis championships in Houston, USA in November this 12 months.