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Sarah Adegoke Reveals 2018 Success Secrets

Nigeria’s foremost female tennis player, Sarah Adegoke has revealed the secrets behind her massive burst of form, which has seen her emerge top of the bracket all through 2018. On the back of her straight sets victory over Stella Udo Kwelu at the National Open Championships in Lagos, Adegoke, who is Nigeria’s top ranked women’s player, said she decided to …

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Sylvester Emmanuel Seeks Clay Courts In Nigeria

Nigerian tennis ace and the country’s acclaimed ‘King of The Clay,’ Sylvester Emmanuel has joined the growing calls for more clay court championships in the country. Emmanuel said the introduction of such competitions in the country would provide Nigeria a comparative advantage in Africa. He pointed out that Nigerian players are currently finding it tough to cope on clay courts …

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Mutual Benefits Badminton Championship Begins

A total of 160 players were registered to start action on Tuesday in the 2nd Mutual Benefits National Badminton Championship at Police College, Ikeja, Lagos. Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) president, Francis Orbih said the championship will bring out the best in the players, as the drive to reposition badminton continues. He urged the players to abide by the rules …

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Babalola Fears Clay Court Struggles In Davis Cup

Nigerian tennis veteran, Abdulmumuni Babalolahas has floored the country’s chances of doing well in the Davis Cup next year, as he fears the players will struggle on clay surface against their opponents. Babalola is wary of what lies in store for the Nigerian team, and is worried that they will fall short in the event. Babalola went on to express …

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NCC Tennis League Finals Hold December 1, 2

The 2018 NCC Tennis League semi-finals are now scheduled to hold on December 1 and Sunday December 2 at Enugu Sports Club and Abuja National Stadium Tennis Centre respectively. The events will feature 10 current and active former national champions, following a hectic and very competitive group stage. The competitors are from Team Offikwu of Kaduna, with four active former …

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Squash Federation Moves To Renovate Courts

Squash Federation of Nigeria has moved to renovate playing surfaces and courts for the game across the country, as it seeks better facilities that would boost performances ion the coming year. This was made known by the body’s president, Boye Oyerinde, who said various centres across the country will be renovated. Oyerinde stated further that the squash federation will embark …

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Rainoil Tennis Championship Begins On Thursday

This year’s edition of the annual Rainoil Tennis Championship is billed to commence this Thursday at the Tennis Section of Ikoyi Club 1938, Lagos, sports247.ng can report. This was disclosed by the group managing director of Rainoil, Gabriel Ogbechie, who said over 180 players are expected to feature in this year’s week long tennis competition. Ogbechie said Rainoil has been …

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Wheelchair Tennis Duo Lift Nigeria’s Image High

Nigerian wheelchair tennis duo, Alex Adewale and Kafayat Omisore have taken the country’s international sports image to another height, after emerging champions of the men’s and women’s singles of the Puma ITF Wheelchair Tennis Futures in Abuja. Their victories marked a glorious return by Nigeria to the wheelchair international stage after a few years of absence due to financial challenges. …

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FCT Will Be At Lagos Badminton Open – Gabyan

FCT Badminton Association chairman and board member of Nigeria Badminton Federation (NBF), Gabriel Gabyan has declared that the territory will be represented at the forthcoming open in Lagos. Gabyan stated that issues of funds will not be a hindrance for the FCT to present a team. He boasted that his board members are very resourceful and people willing to develop …

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NCC Tennis League: Teams Offikwu, Leadway Assurance, Tech Vibes, Goshen Qualify for Semis

The group phase of the NCC Tennis League was concluded over the weekend in six cities with Team Offikwu of Kaduna and Team Leadway Assurance fo Lagos emerging from the White Group while Team Tech Vibes of Jos led the White Group with Team Goshen of Ilorin clinching the second spot. In their final group ties, Team Tech Vibes already …

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