Ghana’s top seeds in table tennis, Derek Abrefa and Cecelia Baah Danso, have qualified for the 2019 World Table Tennis Championship to be held in Budapest, Hungary.
Speaking an interview, Abrefa said, he was delighted with the qualification, because Ghana had not made an appearance in the competition in the last 15 years.
He said for 15 years, Ghana’s flag had not been hoisted at the world stage and this time they were going to make Ghana proud.
The multiple SWAG Awards winner, expressed appreciation to Mr. Mawuko Afadzinu, President of the Ghana Table Tennis Federation (GTTF) and coach Owusu Ansah, and the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) for their support.
Cecelia Baah Danso, the young female star who works with the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), promised to go all out in the competition adding that, it was another opportunity to promote Ghana.
“I hope to go out there and play my best. I really thank God and everyone who has played a role in my development. I am really grateful to the GTTF, the NSA, the GOC and the Ministry of Youth & Sports” she expressed.
The 2019 World Table Tennis Championships would be held in Budapest, Hungary from 21 to 28 April 2019.
It will be the 55th edition of the championships and the fourth time that they have been held in Budapest.