OUTCOME OF GTTA NATIONAL DELEGATES CONGRESS
The first National Delegates Congress was held on Friday, 21st May, 2010 from 12:00 mid day to 5:00 pm at the Media Centre of the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium, Osu-Accra.
The following officers were elected as the new Executive Committee Members of the Ghana Table Tennis Association:
Chairman : Rev. Richmond Quarcoo
Vice Chairman: Mr. Mawuko Afadzinu
Treasurer : Mr. Isaac Osei
Technical Director: Dr. Patrick B. Akuffo
National Women’s Programme Coordinator-:Ms. Esther Obiriki Lamptey
Secretary General: Mr. Kwame Amponfi Jnr(Sports Council Appointee)
Chief Coach: Mr. Anthony Owusu Ansah(Sports Council Appointee)
In all, 16 GTTA affiliate bodies (Delegates) participated in the congress and the elections. They were from Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Eastern, Volta, Ashanti, Central and Greater Accra Regional Table Tennis Associations. Others included, Veterans Association, Athletes Association, Umpires Association, Coaches Association, the Security Services Sports Association and the Ghana Polytechnics Sports Association.
Sqdn. Ldr(Rtd) Ebo Bartels, the outgoing Chairman was the Congress Chairman. He congratulated the elected members and charged them to continue the gains made.
The elected Executive Members were sworn in by Mr. E.H. Hornsby Odoi, the Chief Administrative Officer of the National Sports Council. He tasked the new Executives to be proactive and not to rely on Government alone for funding of programmes.
SHIPMENT OF TABLE TENNIS EQUIPMENT TO GTTA
Through to its words, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has granted the equipment request made by the outgoing GTTA Executives at the 2009 ITTF congress and has shipped the following table tennis equipment to GTTA which is to arrive on the 9th of June, 2010.
6 Table Tennis Tables(STAG)
6 Wheels for Table Tennis Tables(STAG)
6 Table Tennis Net Sets(Snap on ITTF approved)
80 Table Tennis Rackets(STAG Peter Karlsson Training)
8 Gross Table Tennis Balls(STAG 3 Star 40 mm)
20 pieces T-Shirts(STAG-S-3,M-5,L-9,XL-2,XXL-1)
6 Table Tennis Score Boards(STAG, A.B.S. with fluorescent numbers)
TABLE TENNIS TV REALITY SHOW
The Association has been contacted by Blazing Impact Consult to support its initiated Table Tennis TV Reality Show. The GTTA programme support is finally approved by the Sports Council.Best table tennis stars will be appearing on the TV screen and winning attractive prizes.
NATION-WIDE REGIONAL TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
This programme which was put together by the outgoing National Executive has been approved by the National Sports Council and the Sector Ministry with funds and very soon every region in Ghana will witness table tennis revival.
KWAME AMPONFI JNR.
SECRETARY GENERAL – GTTA
TEL: (+233) 244 81 90 96