Accra Army Officers win Asogli tennis tourney

The Army Officers Tennis Club (AMTEC) from Accra beat defending champions and hosts, Ho Tennis Club (HTC) at the weekend to lift this year’s Stanbic Bank-sponsored Asogli Yam Festival Tennis tournament.

The one-day event involved four tennis clubs – Nungua Maritime Tennis Club, TOR Tennis Club, AMTEC and the Ho Tennis Club.

In all, 12 games were played by each club.

The Ho Tennis Club won four, likewise AMTEC, with Regional Maritime Tennis Club and TOR winning three and one respectively.

In the five games played in the finals, AMTEC won three while Ho Tennis Club won two.

In the singles final game, Ho Tennis Club’s George Heckson defeated Dr Abraham Oppong from AMTEC 6-3.

But AMTEC responded swiftly with their ace Samuel Shaibu ousting Dr Eyram Bansah 6-1.

The president of the Ho Tennis Club, Lieutenant Colonel  S.K Amengor, expressed the club’s appreciation to Stanbic Bank for sponsoring the  event and thanked the clubs for turning up for the tournament with great zeal and enthusiasm.

From Alberto Mario Noretti, Ho

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