KTTA and Eng­land to de­velop sport

The Star (Kenya) - - Sports -

BY SAM­SON ATEKA/ Kenya Ta­ble Ten­nis As­so­ci­a­tion have en­tered a long-term part­ner­ship their Eng­land coun­ter­parts to help de­velop com­pre­hen­sive struc­tures lo­cally by shar­ing ex­pe­ri­ence on gov­er­nance, tal­ent de­vel­op­ment and coach­ing ex­per­tise.

Ta­ble Ten­nis Eng­land chief ex­ec­u­tive, Sara Sut­cliffe, who re­cently ran a work­shop at Nairobi’s Goan Gymkhana, said Kenya can go places with proper strate­gic plan­ning.

Sut­cliffe, who was ac­com­pa­nied by Zim­babwe-born UK Sport Coun­cil of­fi­cial Dr. Elias Mu­sangeya, said this dur­ing the one-day KTTA Con­fer­ence in Nairobi.

She said the essence of the part­ner­ship is to ex­change ideas on how TT Eng­land ex­e­cuted their trans­for­ma­tion in 2013/2014 cam­paign.

“We have a long term plan with KTTA and this will see us hold sev­eral ex­change pro­grammes on tech­ni­cal mat­ters. This in­cludes bring­ing in qual­i­fied tech­ni­cal of­fi­cials to train coaches in Kenya,” she added.

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