GTTA ‘2015 Stanbic Bank Top 8’ climaxes

Table Tennis AbrefaThe GTTA President Mawuko Afadzinu is hopeful of a successful outing at the 2015 All Africa Games following the successful conclusion of the Stanbic Bank Top 8 Table Tennis competition last Saturday.

Derek Abrefa and Linda Annor won the male and female divisions of the competition respectively held at the DG Hathiramani Hall at the Accra Sports stadium.

Abrefa beat his compatriot Emmanuel Commey 3:1 (11-7, 9-11, 11-3, 11-6) while Annor defeated Afua Oforiwaa 3:1 to become the ladies champion.

The Ghana Table Tennis Association President Mawuko Afadzinu praised the players for their high level of performance.

“It has been a remarkable championship with a performance that can be compared to that of other countries on the continent. If they are able to sustain it, then we will make a big impact at the All Africa Games competition.”

The Chief Coach of the GTTA, Owusu Ansah explained that the Top 8 were selected based on points accumulated from the start of the competition last year.

“This is the final of the competition that started last year. Those that played today are those that have done very well and have amassed enough points.”