Two donate to Ashanti Region ping-pong

Author: Kwame Larweh
Alfred Akwesi Adjei(fourth right) with coach Akeem (third right) and other ping-pong players

Two table tennis enthusiasts, US based Alfred Kwasi Adjei and Professor R.T. Awuah of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST) has donated table tennis equipment to the Ashanti Regional table tennis coach, Akeem Brookman.

The equipment are ping pong rackets, balls, rubbers, jerseys and table tennis board were presented at a brief ceremony last Saturday at the KNUST Gym Training Centre.

The two explained to the coach that their kind gesture is to develop the sport in the region and promote table tennis at the University.

 “Table tennis is a very interesting and likeable game, it is a sport that must be developed to create a source of employment for the youth,” Mr Akwasi Adjei, a former regional table tennis coach in the Ashanti Region noted.

The two also donated another set of equipment to the Otumfuo table tennis team at KNUST.

Receiving the equipment and items, Brookman expressed gratitude to the two and pledged to make good use of the equipment.
He appealed for more support from corporate agencies to develop the sport in the region.