Saturday, 22 July 2017
Table Tennis League: Tesano Spinners continue dominance

Table Tennis League: Tesano Spinners continue dominance

By Kenneth O. ADADE, Accra
THE male and female teams of Tesano Spinners continue their dominance in the ongoing Table Tennis League at the Sports Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium.

In week six of the league played last weekend, the male Tesano Spinners silenced Madina Stars with a thrilling 3-0 win to have a comfortable 39 points on the league table.
Earlier, Spinners had thrashed Western Table Tennis Club 3-0 and after their victory over Emefs, they cemented their place at the top of the league table with a healthy six-point lead.
Top players - Ahmed Bello and Michael Darbah - have both proven to be forces to reckon in the league and they are likely to push their side to grab the GH₵40,000 prize money at stake.
In other matches played, Western TT Club lost to Fire Service by 0-3 while Ashaiman Power Club also triumphed over Madian Stars by 3-1 with Ghana Immigration Service winning their match against Kings Royal Academy.
Ghana Immigration was represented by Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Table Tennis player of the Year, Derek Abrefa. The team currently occupies the third position on the table with 34 points.The Ghana Army table tennis club also lost 1-3 to Smartline@EMEFS.
In the women’s matches, Team Coach Addo defeated Madina Stars 3-1, Tesano Spinners beat Ghana Police 3-0 while Ghana Navy pipped Ghana
Army.
The President of the Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA), Mr Mawuko Afadzinu, has expressed his delight at the level of competition exhibited in the league.
He called on all table tennis lovers to fill the stands at the Sports Hall to witness professional display of players like Michael Trebi from Ghana Navy Club and Emmanuel Ofori from Kings Royal Academy as well as Derek Abrefa.
About 18 men and 11 ladies teams from Koforidua, Kumasi, Tarkoradi, Kwanyarko and other parts of the country converge at the Accra Sports Stadium to compete every Saturday.
The table tennis league is sponsored by Stanbic Bank, Ecobank, NDK Financial Services, Sunseekers and Sun Lodge as well as ASky Airlines.

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