Eric Okyere, founder of High-Quality Tennis Foundation and a former Winneba Tennis Academy star donated assorted tennis equipment to the Winneba Tennis Academy as his contribution to reviving the sport at Winneba. The donated items included tennis clothes, junior rackets, tennis balls and tennis shoes.
Receiving the donation at Winneba, Head coach of Winneba Tennis Academy; Coach Noah Bagerbaseh expressed his sincerest gratitude for the gesture.
Coach Noah recalled how Mr. Okyere has always been a gentleman even as a youngster. He reiterated the call to all former Winneba Tennis Academy players to support the foundation in their effort to help the Winneba Tennis Academy.
Speaking to ghanatennis.org, Mr. Okyere thanked US based former Ghana Tennis Federation female No.1 Francisca Nyarko and Marcel Tibie Jnr. Greg Cromwell; a professor at Lancaster University in Milwauke-US and Nana Kwakye for supporting the foundation both financially and with tennis equipment.
Present for the donation were Head Coach of the Academy Noah Bagerbaseh, Kenyan based ITF coach Albert Arthur with support from Coach Charles Abugubila , Mariama Hamidu, Henry A. Pufaa.
Story: Gabriel Amoakoh