Interplast pledges support for 2019 McDan ITF World Tour

Author: Beatrice Laryea
Dr McKorley (second left), Hayssam Fakhry and Nat Attoh displaying one of the customised T-shirts for the upcoming tournament

West Africa leading producer of plastic pipe systems, Interplast Ghana has pledged its support for the forthcoming McDan ITF World Tour tennis scheduled for April 29 to May 5 in Accra.

Managing Director of Interplast, Hayssam Fakhry in a meeting to announce his outfit’s support for the tennis showpiece on Tuesday said “We have always loved sports. Our coming on board is to support the young ones to achieve their dreams. If they are lucky, they will travel far and win laurels for Ghana, and that will make our joy complete.”

For his part, McDan Group CEO, Dr Daniel McKorley noted that the world tennis governing body, ITF has certified the annual McDan West African Tennis competition after five years in existence.

Dr McKorley, whose affiliation with tennis in the country has taken the sport a notch higher, said the certification offers the players a unique opportunity to demonstrate their brilliance.

He used the occasion to encourage players of this year's International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Juniors Circuit, currently underway at the Accra Sports Stadium, to utilise the platform to the fullest.

A release signed by McDan Tournament Director, Nathaniel Attoh on behalf of the Dr McKorley read: “l charge all the players to demonstrate true spirit of sportsmanship. Having secured ITF certification, l would like to urge you all, particularly my Ghanaian compatriots to show to the world that given the chance, you will go places.”

“We are expecting the best of competitions in the coming days, we have put in much to ensure we deliver a top class tourney and as we keep saying at McDan, we will walk the talk,” it added.