Matsyetsye Emmanuel the President of Uganda Table Tennis Association and Executive Director Mbale Tigers
Table Tennis Club made landmarks in Sweden on 18th and 19th December 2007 during their exchange program with TWIGA , a Swedish NGO coordinating LaupaLuning Table Tennis Project in Mbale Tigers Table Tennis Club.

On 18th December 2007 at Mariedal Sports Club Yasaka Company, one of the three main companies in Sweden supporting Mbale Tigers  with equipment,  hosted the 5th Best Table Tennis player in Sweden who had just returned from Germany on a World Championship. The Occassion was used to give chance to Kids to play with the best Swedish player and other players.

Interestingly the trial matches were best of five points and most players were awarded 3 points but the player won all the matches!!!

Mbale Tigers was give an opportunity to make a presentation and he made the following remarks

Thanked the Yasaka company for the material ssistance given to Mbale Tigers since 2003

Requested Mariedal and Yasaka Company to continnue supporting Mbale Tigers and now the whole country since he was now heading the whole country.

Invited Swedish Investors to come to Uganda and establish a Table Tennis Academy and a factory for manufacturing  Table Tennis equipment.

Revealed to participants that Mbale Tigers and Uganda Table Tennis Association wish to build a Table Tennis Industry in Uganda and the East  African Region.

In  reaction to the remarks the representative of Yasaka company promised to continue supporting Mbale Tigers and now the whole country as Mr.Matsyetsye is now President of Table Tennis in Uganda.
One member of the participants

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 19 December 2007 )