Rising Stars Shine at Fusion TTC National Cadet League Competition: Young Talents Steal the Show

The National Cadet Table Tennis League saw more than 48 players competing over 4 weekends. The league is a grass root competition aim at young players under the age of 15, looking to experience a competition early on in their career. The Event held at Fusion Table Tennis Club in South Bermondsey, attracted 12 teams and over 48 players from across London.  We want to thank the players, organisers, coaches and parents who took the time to make competition a success.

The final day of the National Cadet League was at Fusion TTC in the South Bermondsey, on Sunday 10th March 2024.  The competition in this region unfolded with exciting matches, leaving onlookers in admiration of the exceptional skill displayed by table tennis players. The competition was fierce, the energy was intense, and the young talents left an indelible mark on the competition.

Division One Dominance: Fusion Table Tennis Club Triumphs

In an exhilarating display of talent, Fusion Table Tennis Club’s young trio – Robert Coe, Lalu Awosika, and Yat Yin Sean Cheng – emerged victorious in Division One, each winning 100% of their matches. Their dominance was unparalleled as they swept through all their matches with a commanding 9-0 victory in each, securing the gold medal.

Evan Muk Yin LAW of Cumberland TTC 1 put up a valiant effort but ultimately settled for the runner-up position in this highly contested division. Evan finished the weekend with 66% win rate.

Results – Division one – https://ncl-njl-fusion.ttleagues.com/league/2933/division/8238/results

Division Two Thriller: Oaks Table Tennis Club Claims Victory

Division 2 witnessed a nail-biting competition, with Oaks Table Tennis Club from West London emerging triumphant. Dominic Cotier & Michael Hill were standout players for The Oaks, helping them to  secured the top spot with a three-game lead, showcasing their determination and skill.  Crusaders from South London closely followed as the runners-up, ensuring a tight competition that kept everybody on the edge of their seats.

Results – Division Two – https://ncl-njl-fusion.ttleagues.com/league/2933/division/8236/results

Cumberland Shines Again in Division 3: TTC 2 Takes the Crown

Division Three saw Cumberland TTC 2 clinching victory with a five-game lead over the resilient Fusion TTC 4 team. Estelle Domingo, who achieved 83% wins, led the Fusion TTC 4 team with commendable support from Calen Dawson and James Aggawal. The spirited competition in this division demonstrated the depth of talent in these young players.  However, congratulations go out to Cumberland TTC 2 who are now the division 3 champions.  They were led by the dominate Lucas Sabbag Secron who achieved a100% record, winning 9 out of 9 matches.

Results – Division Three – https://ncl-njl-fusion.ttleagues.com/league/2933/division/8237/results

Player of the Day: Harper Cole

Amidst the remarkable performances, Harper Cole stood out as the Player of the Day. His exceptional effort, outstanding performance, and commitment to fair play earned him this well-deserved accolade. Cole’s dedication to the sport was evident, leaving an impression that will likely inspire his peers.

Positive Feedback from Spectators, Coaches and Participants

Parents, coaches, and players alike expressed their satisfaction with the well-organised event. They commended the organisers for providing a platform where young talents could showcase their skills and put their practice into action. The day was not just a competition but a celebration of grassroots table tennis, fostering a sense of community and camaraderie among participants.

As the final day of the National Cadet League concluded, it became clear that the future of table tennis is bright with these young stars rising through the ranks. The commitment, sportsmanship, and skill displayed by young talents promise a thrilling future for the sport.