by Olalekan Okusan, ITTF-Africa Press Officer
A total of 18 national associations attended the meeting at which three new executives were elected.
Nigeria’s Olabanji Oladapo was elected Deputy President; Cameroon’s Alfred Bagueka Assobo, Executive Vice President for Administration and Congo Brazzaville’s Jean Marie Okouna in the role of Regional Vice President of Central African region.
According to the Khaled El-Salhy, President of the African Table Tennis Federation, the ITTF Strategic Plan was universally approved.
“They gave full approval to go ahead with the ATTF Strategic Plan Working Group, working alongside the International Table Tennis Federation, focusing on the real needs of our continent. The focus is to empower the five African regions to organise more development activities and well organised administration; also to validate professional staff within the ATTF and to give high attention to players in terms of new training centres, higher prize money and organising super challenge events with other continents.” Khaled El-Salhy
Positive thinking and a motivated group, especially following a vibrant Annual General Meeting and the Table Tennis for All, for Life Forum held jointly by the International Table Tennis Federation and African Table Tennis Federation earlier in the week.
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