John Bobson Taylor would be the second Table Tennis Coach this year, to attend a three (3) months coaching course in the Hungarian City of Budapest.
The first was Augusta James Teima .Speaking to Awoko sports before his departure; Coach Bobson Taylor said that he appreciated the role played by the National Olympic Committee (NOC) in nominating him through the Olympic Solidarity to undertake the course.
He mentioned that he would make good use of the opportunity given to him and also give up his best to leave up to expectations.
He stressed that he had plans for the Table Tennis Association and on his return he would take the game back to the Schools, Colleges and the Local Communities including Provincial Towns.
He disclosed that he started playing Table Tennis in Primary School and that he has been in the game professionally for about 12 years.
Coach Taylor also noted that he had represented Sierra Leone at international competitions in Abuja in 2003, Germany, France and host of other countries.
He then appealed to parents to encourage their children to play Table Tennis, especially from Primary School level.
He disclosed that there are eight (8) International Table Tennis Coaches in the country and sixteen (16) with local coaching certificates.
The National Olympic Committee (NOC) President, Henry Moore revealed that the only difficulty they had was to secure a Visa for Hungary which also affected the last two coaches. He had appealed to the Olympic Solidarity to look for another country where the coaches would attend their courses without going through difficulties.