Ghana table tennis top player Derek Abrefa is leading in the 2022 Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) rankings for April.
Abrefa, am employee of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), maintained the top spot after winning the last edition of the GTTA Championships.
Emmanuel Commey also of Ghana Immigration, Benard Joe Sam, Felix Lartey and Emmanuel Asante make up the top five, respectively.
The experienced Abrefa is also Ghana’s highest-ranked player on the international stage, with 204 points being his highest ranking in the world.
The five-time Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) table tennis player of the year represented Ghana at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.
Abrefa who started playing tennis at a very early age, won his first trophy in 2006, after he emerged the GTTA National Championship.
In the women’s category, Eva Adom Amankwa of Ghana Army is the highest in the rankings, followed by Cynthia Kwabi (2nd), Bernice Borquaye (3rd), Beatrice Gyasi (4th) and Blessing Labanti (5th).
These players are preparing for the 2022 Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham.
By Emmanuel Twum Asante