John Sciberras elected MTTA President

Former Malta Tennis Federation Secretary John Sciberras was elected Malta Table Tennis Association President during an Extraordinary General Meeting held at the MOC Headquarters in Tal-Qroqq on Wednesday evening.

Sciberras, an experienced sport administrator in local circles, was uncontested and will be joined by Kevin Cutajar as Vice President, Paul Cordina as General Secretary, Eddmar Diacono as Treasurer while Jesmond Xuereb was elected as Competitions Officer.

Towards the end of the EGM the newly elected President thanked all members for their trust and augured that all stakeholders within the local table tennis community will work hand in hand for the good of the sport.

He also went on to propose long serving Noel Schembri as Honorary Member of the Malta Table Tennis Association after having served for more than 40 years and is still active. The President’s proposal was voted for unanimously as was his proposal to have Schembri co-opted to serve as part of the MTTA Executive Council.

The EGM was led by MOC Secretary General Kevin Azzopardi accompanied by MOC Director of Sport Charlene Attard and MOC Youth Development Director Johanna Grech. The voting process was scrutinized by the Electoral Commission composed of Edmund Mifsud as Chair as well as Nicholas Sciberras and Jurgen Pisani as Members.

Amendments to the MTTA Statute in line with mandatory requirements in relation to good governance as established by sport authorities were also approved unanimously.

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