Distinguished Guests Open Inaugural Port of Manila Tournament in the Philippines
Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
(left to right) Juan Lorenzo Tanada, Antonio Meliton Pascal, Arnel Berroya in the Port of Manila
Photo By: Courtesy of Roger Pua and Cecilio Cervantes
The first ever Port of Manila Table Tennis Championships was recently staged in the Philippines.
Proceedings commenced with a specially organized exhibition match which involved several distinguished guests.
Antonio Meliton Pascual from the Customs Bureau Formal Entry Division and Juan Lorenzo Tanada, the Deputy Commissioner for Administration at the Customs Bureau Formal Entry Division were the principal guests.
They lined up alongside Arnel Berroya, the Acting President of the Table Tennis Association, for what proved to be an enjoyable occasion for all in the opening of proceedings.
Enthusiastic Players Both Antonio Meliton Pascual and Juan Lorenzo Tanada are enthusiastic table tennis players.
Several employees from the Customs Bureau Formal Entry Division were present for the occasion.