ITTF reappoints Nigeria’s Tennis Boss, Enitan Oshodi into Nomination Committee


For raising the bar of table tennis in Nigeria and Africa, the President of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Wahid Oshodi has been reappointed by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) into one of its key committee – Nomination Committee.

Oshodi’s reappointment was confirmed at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ITTF held on Tuesday at the Dorset Hotel in Kuala Lumpur by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the world table tennis ruling body, Judit Farago.

In the letter of appointment signed by Farago, it stated, “As per the constitution, the Executive Committee is empowered to appoint the members of the Nominations Committee and at its meeting on February 27 in Malaysia, the Executive Committee considered the nominations submitted and resolved to make the appointment.

Oshodi as Africa’s representative in the Nomination Committee will be joined by CHAN Foong Keong (Malaysia), Abdullah AL-MULLA (Qatar), Sandra DEATON (England), Andreas GEORGIOU (Cyprus), David JACKSON (Canada), Ivam PASSOS (Brazil) while the Special Advisor to the committee is Walter RÖNMARK (Sweden).

Former African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) President and now ITTF Executive Vice President, Cherif HAJEM will also be part of the committee.

The Nomination Committee will be chaired by CHAN Foong Keong (Malaysia), while Abdullah AL-MULLA (Qatar) will be deputy chairman.

In the constitution of the ITTF, the Nominations Committee shall be composed of at least six members determined and appointed by the Executive Committee including significant gender representation from nominations received from national associations in even numbered years with an Executive Vice-President and all Presidents of Continental Federations as ex-officio members.