By Johnny Edward:
The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has received equipment from a Non-Governmental Organisation, Ping Sans Frontieres based in Paris, France, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
According to the representative of Ping Sans Frontieres, Claire Smagghe, the gesture is a follow-up to the visit to Nigeria by the founder of the NGO, Sarah Hanffou in May.
The equipment made up of used rubbers for beginners were received by the Secretary General of NTTF, Chinedu Ezeala-Ogundare at the ongoing ITTF World Junior Championships in Cape Town, South Africa.
Smagghe, however noted that the equipment will further help in the development of the sport in the country.
"It is always a pleasure to meet our partners during these major table tennis events," he said in a press statement made available to Completesportsnigeria.com.
"This new meeting gave us the opportunity to move on and further develop our common projects. It allows us to give them a new equipment donation."
"As the Nigerian Table Tennis Federation is developing a new programme in order to promote Para table tennis, we will also support them with wheelchairs donation very soon," Smagghe said.