PLAYER PROFILE

Derek Abrefa - 6 time SWAG award winner.
Nationality🇬🇭 Ghanaian
StyleAttacker
Height1.81m
Weight72kg
Current TeamGhana Immigration Service
Age27
Date of Birth 15th February 1992
GTTA National Ranking1
ATTF African Ranking14
ITTF World Ranking669
INFORMATION AS AT SEPTEMBER 2019
Derek Abrefa
3   Commonwealth Games Appearance (2010,2014&2018)
4   African Games Appearance (2007,2011,2015&2019)
11  National Seniors Champion
6   Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) awards winner
  • 2017 till date Psychology of Education, University of Cape Coast
  • 2011-2015 :  HND in Purchasing and supply Accra Polytechnic
  • 2003-2006 :  Presbyterian Senior High School (General Arts)
  • 2002-2003 :  La Enobal ‘2’ JHS
  • 1995-2001 :  Royal Pentecostal Academy
  • 2019 African Games Rabat Morocco (doubles Round 16, singles round 32)
  • 2019 African Games Trials (2nd)
  • 2018 African Top 16 Nairobi Kenya (8th)
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia (Singles round 32, Doubles 32)
  • 2018 West African University Games Portharcourt Singles( 1st-Gold)
  • 2018 STANBIC Bank National League (1st Gold)
  • 2018 STANBIC Bank National League most valuable (best) player
  • 2018 Sports Writers Association of Ghana SWAG Male Table Tennis Player of the year
  • 2017 STANBIC Bank National League (2nd Silver)
  • 2017 World University Games, Chinese Thaipei(Singles 64)
  • 2017/18 Ghana University Games GUSA(4 gold, Team,Singles,Men &Mixed doubles)
  • 2017 Edo State Open Tournament, Nigeria( 1st Gold)
  • 2017 Chairman’s Cup (1st Gold)
  • 2016 STANBIC National Tournament (2nd)
  • 2016 National Top 8 (1st- Gold)
  • 2016 STANBIC Bank National League (1st-gold)
  • 2016 STANBIC Bank National League most valuable(best) player
  • 2016/17 Ghana University Games,GUSA (1st gold)
  • 2016 Sports Writers Association of Ghana SWAG Male Table Tennis Player of the year
  • 2015 STANBIC Bank National League (1st-gold)
  • 2015 West African Polytechnic Games (3gold , Singles,team & men’s doubles)
  • 2015 African Games Trials (2nd)
  • 2015 African Games Congo Brazzaville (Team 4th- Bronze, Singles 32)
  • 2015 National Top 8 (3rd- bronze)
  • 2015 Sports Writers Association Of Ghana SWAG Award (Best Team)
  • 2014 ITTF Lagos Opens(group stage)
  • 2014 ITTF African Top 16, Lagos (8th)
  • 2014 Commonwealth Games Trials (2nd)
  • 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow (men’s doubles Round 32, Singles group stage)
  • 2014 STANBIC Bank National League (1st- Gold)
  • 2014 Chairman’s Cup (1st- gold)
  • 2013 Hathramani Memorial (2nd-Silver)
  • 2013 STANBIC National Tournament (1st-Gold)
  • 2013 National top 8(2nd-silver)
  • 2013 Chairman’s Cup (1st gold)
  • 2013 Sports Writers Association Of Ghana SWAG Male Table tennis Player. 
  • 2012 Misky National Opens Tournament (1st-gold)
  • 2012- STANBIC National Tournament (1st-Gold)
  • 2012- Hathramani Memorial Tournament (2nd-silver)
  • 2012 Sports Writers Association Of Ghana (SWAG) Male Table Tennis Player of the year
  •  2012 Polytechnic Games- Takoradi (2 gold, Table tennis Team & Badminton Team)
  • 2011 National Unity Games (3gold- Team,men & mixed doubles)
  • 2011 African Games Trials (1st)
  • 2011 African Games Maputo Mozambique (7th Men’s doubles, Singles, round 32)
  • 2011 Security Service Games SESSA ( 4 gold Singles,Team,Men&Mixed doubles)
  • 2011 Hathramani Memorial Tournament (2nd-Silver) 
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games Trials (1st)
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games New Delhi,India( team 13th, Singles, group Stage)
  • 2010 Hathramani Memorial (No participation)
  • 2009 African Zone 3 Juniors/Cadet Championship (3gold-singles, men &mixed doubles)
  • 2009 African Juniors/Cadet Trials (1st)
  • 2009 African Juniors/Cadet Championship, Cairo Egypt(Team 7th, Singles Round 32)
  • 2009 Hathramani Memorial Tournament (1st-Gold)
  • 2009 African Zone 3 Youth Championship, Benin (2 gold, Singles & Team)
  • 2009 Security Service Games SESSA (3 gold – Singles,Team & men’s doubles, silver mixed-doubles)
  • 2009 Sports Writers Association Of Ghana SWAG Male Table Tennis Player of the year
  • 2008 Juniors/Cadet Tournament/Qualifies (2nd- Silver)
  • 2008 African Juniors/Cadet Championship, Alexandra Egypt (Team 7th, Singles round 32)
  • 2008 Hathramani Memorial Tournament (3rd-Bronze)
  • 2008 African Zone 3 Championship Cote d’Ivoire (2 Gold, singles & team)
  • 2008 African Championship Trials ( 2nd)
  • 2008 African Championship D.R. Congo team(8th)
  • 2007 Homowo Seniors Opens (1st-Gold)
  • 2007 Seven Great Princess Tournament (1st- Gold)
  • 2007 Goil National Tournament (1st-Gold)
  • 2007 Hathramani Memorial Opens ( 1st- Gold)
  • 2007 Security Service Games,SESSA ( Singles-Gold, Team-Gold)
  • 2007 African Games Trials(2nd)
  • 2007 African Games, Algeria (team 13th, singles -group stage)
  • 2006 Hathramani Memorial Opens (1st-Gold)
  •  2005 Homowo Seniors Open Tournament (3rd- Bronze)
  •  2005 J.A Biney National Juniors Open Tournament (2nd- Silver)
  •   2004 National Juniors/Cadet Tournament (4th-Bronze)
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  • Six times best Sports Writers Association of Ghana(SWAG) Male Table Tennis player of the year