Raphael Dowuona crowned Boafo and Anan Foundation Tourney Champion

By Gabriel Amoakoh
Raphael Dowuona crowned Boafo and Anan Foundation Tourney Champion

Raphael Dowuona wins Boafo and Anan Foundation Boys 14 and under training matches  title tournament by beating Hanif Boateng. 

Raphael Dowuona won 6-0,6-0 in 1 hour 5 minutes at the National Tennis Centre, Accra.

"It was a great week. I don't think I played my best tennis this week but I think I found my best tennis in the decisive moments" Raphael said. 

Dowuona got off to a good start against Hanif Boateng, finding himself two early breaks to a 3-0 lead and maintained his fine form to win the set 6-0. 

In the second set, Dowuona converted with a blistering forehead winner to win 6-0. 

"I'm proud I managed to find that fifth gear when I needed to," Dowuona added. 

Speaking to tournament organizer, Albert Sowah Anan, he said, "I'm happy we have been able to hold a successful tournament. Seeing these kids training without any tournament was worrying, that's why Boafo and myself thought it wise to do something for them especially this festive season".

He added that, "Expect more tournaments from my foundation this year. Our desire is to get more children from the street". 

The three-day tournament was sporsored by Boafo and Anan Foundation with support from Second Serve Tennis Shop and Tennis Foundation Ghana (TFG).