The National Olympic Committee (NOC) has donated Table Tennis equipments to the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF); as was requested by Lt.Col A Y Kargbo.
He disclosed that Wednesday has been declared as a sports day for the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces. This initiative has contributed immensely in fostering personnel interest in various sporting disciplines, especially Lawn Tennis, Squash and Table Tennis.
This, the Colonel said, was uncommon in the Army.
He also mentioned that the number of personnel who have shown interest in playing Table Tennis has exceeded the amount of Table Tennis assets at the disposal of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces.
The President of the NOC, Henry Moore said that they have no doubt that these equipments would be fully utilized by the Sierra Leone Armed Forces for the development of sports in the Country
The equipments donated are one Table Tennis Table; one Table Tennis Net and 18 Tennis Balls.
This is the first donation made by the NOC to RSLAF.