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Edwards Eye NNPC Junior Trophy

-As Tennis Masters Competition Holds In Lagos Nigeria female tennis junior sensation, Marylove Edwards has said that nothing will stop her from winning this NNPC Junior Tennis Masters taking place in Lagos. Revealing this in an interview to SportsDay over the weekend, Edwards said that she is doing everything possible to see that she win the trophy. Edwards further said ...

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NNPC Junior Tennis Masters Begin Monday

-Competition Runs Till December 19 In Lagos This year’s NNPC Junior Tennis Masters has been scheduled to begin Monday, December 14 and till Saturday, December 19 in Lagos. Director of the International Tennis Academy, Godwin Kienka said the tournament will feature three categories – boys and girls 12s, 14s and 16s. He stated that the competition will also round off ...

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Asoju-Oba’s For Future T’Tennis Stars

-Deji Okoya-Thomas Speaks Out Sponsor of the Asoju Oba Molade Okoya-Thomas table tennis championship, Deji Okoya-Thomas believes the target of discovering quality table tennis stars for the country through the championship would be fully sustained not minding the death of his father and initiator of the annual table tennis tournament, Chief (Dr) Molade Okoya Thomas. Speaking to SportsDay ahead of ...

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NCC TENNIS LEAGUE: Akingbade Wants Third Place

-Targets Victory For Team Ogun CBN Senior Championship ladies’ singles winner in 2013, Ronke Akingbade says it would be very sad if Team Ogun loses the third place match of the 2015 NCC Tennis League against Team Kalotari. Akingbade, speaking after a training session Tuesday at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, venue of the encounter, said: “We came very close ...

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Civil Defence Target NCC League

-Enosoregbe Leads Charge For Title, Prize Money Nigeria number one, Clifford Enosoregbe says Civil Defence will do everything to see that they win the maiden edition of the NCC Tennis League this Saturday at Lagos Lawn tennis club. Enosoregbe told SportsDay in a telephone chat that he has put behind him the lost in CBN Open championship, while disclosing that ...

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Lagos Governor’s Cup Tennis Expands

-Players From Over 60 Countries Signify Interest Lagos is going to experience influx of players from at least 60 countries around the world during this year’s Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis Championship. The International Tennis Federation, ITF, approved competition which enters its 15th edition this year, will be held from 5-19 December at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan. A check ...

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ITA Plan Grand NCC Tennis League Final

-Promise Most Spectator Friendly Event Dec 4,5 International Tennis Academy (ITA), organisers of the NCC Tennis League, have promised that the finals on Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5 at Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, will be “the most spectator friendly event ever organised in Nigeria.” Godwin Kienka, director of the ITA, who worked for several years with the International ...

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GOVERNOR’S CUP LAGOS TENNIS: Bosnia, French Stars Top Seeds

International Tennis Federation (ITF) has unveiled the top seeds of the 15th Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis Championship, with the male and female top spots going to Bosnia-Herzegovina and France respectively. According to the ITF, Bosnian player, Aldin Setkic, rated 213 globally, is the highest ranked star in this year’s tournament, while French player, Sherazad Reix, 241 in the world, is ...

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Ojo Pledges Better Outing In Finland

Italy-based table tennis player, Onaolapo Ojo has said Nigerians should expect good outing from him in the next month championship in Finland. Ojo told SportsDay in a telephone chat that he has put behind him the lost in the just concluded AGG in Congo. Ojo of Marcozzi Club in Italy said that he was fully prepared for the tournament to ...

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Oshonaike, NTTF Mourn Former Junior Star

Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has expressed shock over the untimely demise of former national junior star, Azeez Ogunlade, who died over the weekend after a brief illness. According to Secretary General of NTTF, Chinedu Ezeala-Ogundare, the passing on of the 20 year-old Ogunlade was disheartening as the player had started playing his way into the senior national team after ...

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