KTTA hosts International Table Tennis course

KTTA hosts International Table Tennis course

KTTA hosts International Table Tennis course

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The visiting International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) instructor Ronald Mugwanya has paid tribute to the Kenya table tennis Association (KTTA) for running the sport with zest and vigor.

 He said despite lack of high profile tennis facilities, Kenya has great talent with a sound management under the Kenya Table Tennis Association (KTTA).

 Speaking  during the closing ceremony of a one week’s  International Table Tennis certified basic umpires & referees course held at the Moi International Sports centre(MISC) Kasarani, the Paris based instructor  lauded KTTA  for playing a major role in nurturing emerging talents .

He however challenged the Association to come up  with  a fully  sponsored tennis  academy to give them guidance and direction.

He urged the over 20 graduates to be good Ambassadeurs when they go to their counties and challenged them to share the knowledge they had acquired to others in order to uplift the standard of the game.

In attendance were the Director of Kenya National Sports Institute (KNSI) Joseph Kirima,his deputy Margret Kiragu,KTTA secretary General Andrew Mudibo and other  officials.

 Apart from receiving certificates, several graduates were awarded with special recognition after excelling in various disciplines. Ronson Nandwa was voted the most disciplined student where he received a pair of playing shoes.

Other students who were recognized with special awards included Penina Musenya,Ruth Mueni,Felix Otieno, and Agnes  Masalase.

 Both Kirima and Mudibo lauded the Uganda born Mugwanya  for conducting the  one week ‘s course adding that  he had  added more value and technical  expertise  to the  sport.

 “We might be having no proper facilities but let’s work hard in our own way. The Government has supported this course  hundred per cent. We need each one of us to make our own contribution in our own way  to make a change’Observed Kirima.

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