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Paul Agbeve crowned champion of U-18 tennis tournament in Ho

 

Paul Agbeve, champion of U-18 Tennis Tournament staged in Ho


Paul Agbeve, defied all odds to become the winner of the U-18 Tennis Tournament which took place at the Ho tennis court on February 20, 2021.


The tournament, which was aimed at selecting the best of players to represent Ghana in the U-18 World International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament, took its turn to the Volta Regional capital, Ho to select another champion from the region after similar exercise in three Regions( Ashanti, Western and Northern) was done.



Gabriel Amoakoh, leader of the Tennis Foundation Ghana, the organizers of the U-18 Tennis Tournament in an interview with 24hourssports.com was impressed with the quality of play the young players exhibited through the game, this he believe with the continuous practice of the sport, they will be champions


"I'm highly impressed with the level of play by these young guys, I am very optimistic that, these players when giving the opportunity to continuously train, they will be become champions."


Mr. Amoakoh who had a brief moment with 24hourssports.com indicated that, the tournament was planned to be played in all the 16 regions of Ghana to get the best of players competing in the ITF which will be hosted in Ghana. He however revealed plans are fast advanced to begin Regional U-18 games to keep the young players in a better shape for up coming tournaments.




"Right after the ITF, Tennis Foundation Ghana will have other series of tournaments that will pick these children, we will propel these children to start competing in the regional tournaments"


Paul Agbeve, the champion of the U-18 Tennis Tournament for Volta expressed joy for the feat, describing the feeling as a dream come through.


"I'm very happy to win the tournament, it's a dream come through for me, I am going to train hard for the future tournament and promise to do my best to remain a champion"


Agbeve beat his opponent, 4-2, 4-1 in the first and second set respectively to be crowned the champion of the U-18 Tennis Tournament staged in Ho.

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