Army Officers Tennis Club ( AMTEC) from Accra resisted stiff opposition from defending champion and host, Ho Tennis Club (HTC) to lift this year’s Asogli Yam Festival Tennis Tournament. The competition attracted 4 Tennis clubs ( Maritime Tennis Club from Nungua, TOR Tennis club, Army Officers Tennis Club- 37 and host Ho Tennis Club). This year’s edition of Asogli Tennis Tourney was massively patronized by tennis lovers in Ho. Stanbic Bank Ghana sponsored the Tournament with Ten Thousands Ghana Cedis.
In all, 12 games were played by each club and Ho Tennis Club won 4, whilst Amy Officers Tennis Club also won 4 wiith Regional Maritime Tennis Club also winning 3 and TOR with one win.
The host and Army Officers Tennis Club(AMTEC)qualified for the finals after both clubs defeated TOR Tennis and Regional Maritime Tennis Clubs. Five games also were played in the finals; Amy Officers Tennis Club won 3 and host Ho Tennis Club won 2.
In the doubles competition, members of Ho tennis club could not hide their joy when their president Lieutenant Colonel Selorm was put on test with George Heckson and won 6-4 against George and Asomani. The doubles partners surmounted the challenge to the admiration of all. Some members trooped to the court after the game to congratulates Lt.Col Selorm and George Heckson.
President of Ho Tennis Club, Lieutenant Colonel Selorm Kwasi Amengor, expressed the club’s appreciation to Stanbic Bank Ghana limited for supporting the tournament. He further thank the clubs for honoring the invitation and making the tournament very interesting.