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    Black Loopers Reach Quarter Finals of Team Events at African Games 2023

    The female national table tennis team have qualified to the quarter finals of the team event at the on-going African Games after defeating their Ugandan counterparts 3-2.

    The hard fought victory puts Ghana a step away from winning its first medal at the African Games 2023.

    They will be playing South Africa on Thursday in a crucial encounter for a place in the semi-finals.

    En route to qualifying, they lost to reigning African champions Egypt, before displaying a spirited performance to advance to the next stage of the competition.

    Juanita Borteye defeated Shanitah Namaala 3-0 (11-8, 11-2 and 11-3) while Cynthia Kwabi beat Judith Nangonzi 3-0 (11-9, 13-11, 13-11). Celia Baah-Danso also beat Jemimah Kakawala 3-2 (8-11, 11-2, 11-9, 10-12 and 11-7). Cynthia Kwabi and Celia Baah-Danso had earlier lost a game each to their Ugandan opponents. 

    Play resumes on Thursday 7th March at the Accra International Conference Centre where Table Tennis matches are taking place.

    Ghana Table Tennis Association

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