Ping Sans Frontières (PSF), a table tennis NGO based in France has donated rubbers and other table tennis equipment to Ghanaian table tennis clubs, NK Foundation based in Takoradi and Asoba Foundation based in Accra.
The gesture was to enable both beneficiaries introduce more children to the sport and also to increase the number of people who play table tennis in Ghana.
Founder of Ping Sans Frontières, Sarah Hanffou, made the donation at the International Table Tennis Federation’s tournament being held in Lagos, Nigeria. The items were received by Emmanuel K. Asante, a member of Ghana’s national table tennis team.
Miss Hanffou was a former African champion in the year 2000 who represented Cameroon at the 2012 Olympics Games in London, UK. In November 2015, she received the Athletes in Excellence Award from the Foundation for Global Sports Development in recognition for her community service efforts and work with the youth.
The Camerounian said she believed in the combination of sports and education which she said had made her realise her dream of becoming a lawyer.
CEO of NK Foundation, Ishmael Abraham Armah, expressed appreciation to the leaership of PSF, Hanffou and Julia Lewandowski for their constant support and encouragement in raise more players in Ghana.