A 15-year-old French boy named Michael Kouame is rated 606th in the international junior rankings. He was defeated by Raphael Nii Ankrah of Ghana in the first round of an International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior tournament in Accra, Ghana, 6-2, 6-7, 7-6.
Kouame smacked his opponent with his left hand as the players moved to the net to shake hands. After the event, a brawl ensued on the court. What prompted Kouame’s actions is unknown.
Kouame, who is ranked 606th in the ITF Junior World rankings, is still in the Accra doubles tournament and will play on Tuesday. 1st seed Michael Kouame, a 15-year-old Frenchman who is ranked 606 in the world’s junior rankings, Raphael Nii Ankrah of Ghana, rated 1708, beat him 6-2, 6-7, 7-6.
On Monday, after losing a match in the first round of an ITF juniors tournament in Ghana, a 15-year-old player slapped his opponent, sparking a brawl. Michael Kouame, a French tennis player, was meeting Ghana’s Raphael Nii Ankrah at center court when he reached for a handshake but instead hit Ankrah across the face, according to video evidence.
The film was first released by the Functional Tennis podcast, which later removed the clip in an Instagram Story on Tuesday. The video was captured and shared on Twitter by a tennis coach in Ghana. On Tuesday, Ankrah will compete in a doubles match against Davide Brunetti of Italy and Mickael Kaouk of France.
Michael Kouame was born in 2006 in France, and she is 15 years old.
However, we have no information about Michael Kouame’s girlfriend.
The estimated Net Worth of Michael Kouame is between $20K to $40K USD.
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