Kampala, Lome Set For 2024 African Regional Championships


Two African cities, Kampala and Lomé, will come alive from April 22nd – 27th as the Eastern and Western Regional Table Tennis Championships take centre stage as qualifiers for the 2024 African Championships.

In Kampala, 41 men and 29 women from Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and hosts Uganda will begin hostilities from April 22nd – 25th in four events (team and singles for men and women).

Also in Lomé, the capital of Togo, from April 25th – 27th, 32 men and 29 women from Benin Republic, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal and hosts Togo will slug it out in four events (team and singles for men and women).

West Africa champion Nigeria has decided to assemble a youthful team made up of national youth champion Matthew Kuti. Others are Abdulbasit Abdulfatai, Miuz Adegoke, Samuel Boboye, and Matthew Fabunmi Mathew.

Nigerian table tennis rising star, Matthew Kuti.

2023 women’s singles finalist Ajoke Ojomu will lead the quartet of promising debutants – Hope Udoaka Hope, Kabirat Ayooola, Aisha Rabiu, and Ize Sezue to the three-day tournament.

Leading the home team contingent is experienced Fanny Kokou and, he will be joined in the team by returnee Mawussi Agbetoglo; Assou Atarou, Desire Akakpo, Elias Agbodjan, while the host nation women team has Eli Akouto Amegee, Fanida Ayoko Amah, Golda Kayi Amah, Celine Mouzou, and Light Senami Maella Avodagbe.

Source ITTF-Africa

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