On November 2nd, KFTA President’s National Teachers Tennis Championships 2008 were as held at the tennis court of Chungnam National University with 165 players in 72 teams participating. This tournament is a major sports tournament for middle and high school teaching faculties held following the National Elementary Teachers’ Volleyball Tournament on June 28th.
In an opening address, KFTA president Lee Won-hee emphasized that this tournament is designed to strengthen confidence and comradeship between KFTA members regardless of the outcome, thereby building ‘‘more unified and stronger KFTA.” He encouraged the players by saying, “With as much passion as you have devoted to tennis, teachers and KFTA could make a good team to lead Korean education towards a brighter future.”
The championship went to Incheon. Chungbuk finished runner-up and Seoul was the third. The winner of university faculties’ doubles was Seoul, women’s doubles winner is Incheon, school site managers’ doubles winner is Chungbuk and men’s doubles was won by Chungbuk and Jeonbuk.