Royals Table Tennis Club hosts 10th anniversary tournament

Woodlands-based Royals Table Tennis Club hosted its inaugural tournament, at Lentegeur civic centre, at the weekend. The competition marked the club’s 10th anniversary and featured junior and senior divisions. A number of top-ranked players, some fresh from the recent SA Open champions, in Bellville, were in action at the event. Tournament director Wafeeq Domingo said the aim of the competition was to promote the sport in Mitchell’s Plain and to unearth new talent.

Royals Table Tennis Club’s Leandre Johnson in action in the under-13 division. Picture: Fuad Esack
Duinefontein Table Tennis Club’s Adam Domingo on his way to winning the boys’ under-11 section but lost in the under-13 final to teammate Wayden Brown. Picture: Esack
Duinefontein’s Wayden Brown won the boys’ under-13 division at Royals Table Tennis Club’s inaugural tournament at the weekend.
Royals Table Tennis’s Yaqeen Manuel impressed in the under-11 division at Saturday’s tournament.
Shiloh Topspinners Table Tennis Club’s Jude Schoeman takes to officiating after winning the girls under-13 section. Picture: Fuad Esack
Royals Table Tennis Club’s Ilyaaz Patel proved to be an exciting prospect in the under-13 boys’ division. Picture: Fuad Esack
Shiloh Topspinners’ Liam Beukes, a former Royals club member, in action at Saturday’s tournament. Picture: Fuad Esack