Paddler R Snehit signs one-year contract with Polish club UKS Villa Verde Olesno

Former youth national table tennis champion S. Fidel R. Snehit has signed a one-year contract with Polish First League Club UKS Villa Verde Olesno ahead of the upcoming season.

The Hyderabad-based paddler, who also picked a bronze in the last senior nationals, met the club owner Marek Tatarczuch on Sunday.

Snehit, who happens to be the only paddler from the Telugu-speaking state to play in the European league, said he was really excited to play in the league which is set to start in September this year.

“It is a new journey that would give me a great opportunity in terms of international match exposure,” said Snehit, a final year Mass Communication and Journalism student of St Joseph’s College.

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Snehit has been in Spain for the last two months playing club league championship before moving over to Poland, where he won a league title as well last week.

He is all set to play in a couple of league matches in Germany in July before coming to Hyderabad to appear for his final examinations.

Snehit thanked his coach Somnath Ghosh of ‘Somnath Ghosh MLR-UTT Academy’ for his strong support and guidance.

“I am happy for Snehit. It is a great opportunity for him to be in the league of international players,” the proud coach said.

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