The Laos Nationwide Olympic Committee (NOCL) headquarters have performed host to a promotional occasion for the South East Asia Regional Hopes Week and Problem, which is at the moment happening in Vientiane as a part of the Worldwide Desk Tennis Federation (ITTF) growth programme.
Chaired by Sengdeuane Lachanthaboun, who’s the Minister of Training and Sports activities within the Asian nation in addition to President of each the NOCL and the Laos Desk Tennis Federation (LTTF), the gathering attracted an array of native sports activities dignitaries.
They included Somphou Phongsa, vice-president and secretary basic of the NOCL, and Sengphone Phonamath, director of the elite sports activities division on the Ministry of Training and Sports activities and one other secretary basic of the NOCL.
Additionally current was Somchay Vongsa, secretary basic of the LTTF, together with Government Committee members of the NOCL and vice-presidents of the LTTF.
“I wish to thanks, the sponsors in your help for the Laos Desk Tennis Federation to make the ITTF Regional Hopes attainable,” Lachanthaboun mentioned.
“We’re dedicated to selling the ITTF Hopes Programme in Laos and in addition in South East Asia, particularly by organising this worldwide occasion and in addition offering extra coaching and publicity for our promising and potential Hopes gamers.”
The venue for the South East Asia Regional Hopes Week and Problem is Vientiane’s ITECC Mall.
Eleven boys and eight women are collaborating on the six-day occasion, scheduled to conclude tomorrow.
Organised by Olympic Solidarity and administered beneath the auspices of the ITTF growth programme together with the NOCL, a nationwide sports activities construction course, led by ITTF knowledgeable Christina Chee, was staged within the latter a part of 2016.
Now, as a direct consequence, 4 devoted desk tennis centres have opened and a expertise identification programme is in place with nationwide coaches selling the game.
“Along with provincial and nationwide tournaments, in March 2017, the Laos Desk Tennis Federation organised the Gold Champa Cup Desk Tennis Problem on the Lanexang Sport Centre,” Vongsa added.
“The event proved an important success.”