9 Negrense paddlers to see action
in Southeast Asian Junior tourney
Nine players from Lopue’s Table Tennis Association will be seeing action in the Southeast Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships scheduled on July 12 to 16 in Harrison Plaza, Manila, LOPTTA president Leonito “Diotay” Lopue said.
The nine players include current junior No. 1 John Paul Gubaton, No. 5 Joshua Castro, Edmund Garganian Jr., and Francis Garganian for the boys’ team, and current No. 1 junior Emy Rose Dael, No. 2 Rose Jean Fadol, reigning Palarong Pambansa champions Shamiela Pineda, Beverly Paulma and Ann Gella Borbon for the girls’ team.
In a press release, Lopue said the inclusion of the nine LOPTTA players in the Philippine team lineup was relayed to him by Table Tennis Association of the Philippines president Ting Ledesma.