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NCC TENNIS LEAGUE: Kalotari Pip Ogun To Top White Group

Former national champion, Sunday Maku, brought his wealth of experience to bear on the decisive NCC Tennis League tie between Team Kalotari of Port Harcourt and Team Ogun from Abeokuta which took place at the Port Harcourt Club over the weekend. Maku, winner of the CBN Senior Championship from 2001 to 2003 and current national doubles champion, opened Kalotari’s account ...

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ALL AFRICA GAMES COUNTDOWN: Toriola, Oshonaike Head Table Tennis Team

Two of Nigeria’s most respected table tennis stars, Segun Toriola and Olufunke Oshonaike will lead the country’s nine-man team to the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville. Toriola, who is Africa’s most decorated player, Toriola and Oshonaike will both be making their seventh appearance at the game since their debut at Cairo 1991 in Egypt. According to the Nigeria ...

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NTTF Get German Coach For AAG

Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) have engaged former German national coach, Martin Adomeit as technical adviser to strengthen the country’s technical crew for the 2015 All Africa Games. However, the hiring of the coach was made possible through the financial support of the National Sports Commission (NSC). The German tactician guided Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri to the quarterfinal stage of the ...

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ALL AFRICA GAMES COUNTDOWN: Toriola Writes-off Egypt’s Threat

Nigerian veteran table tennis player, Segun Toriola has dismissed the threat of Egypt at the 11th All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo Republic, as he and his teammates plan to win most of the gold medals that will be up for grabs. Toriola played down the threat posed by the likes of Egypt, stating that Nigeria is still the team to ...

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Kalotari, Ogun Shake NCC Tennis League

-Enter Final Round Robin Showdown           Topping the White Group of the NCC Tennis League will be uppermost in the minds of the captains of Team Kalotari and Team Ogun when they clash in the final group round robin match in Port Harcourt this weekend. The two teams will be featuring players who will be in top shape coming from the ...

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Murray, Brother Clash In Rogers Cup

British number one Andy Murray will play brother Jamie for the first time in a Tour-level match when they meet in men’s doubles at the Rogers Cup. Andy Murray and Leander Paes beat Jeremy Chardy and Kevin Anderson 6-3 6-1 to set up a second-round tie with Jamie and John Peers in Montreal. “We’ve not played each other for a ...

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NCC Tennis League Nears Semi-finals

Four teams, two in each group, are in pole position for semi-final tickets at the conclusion of the second set of round robin matches last weekend in Abeokuta. Team Ogun lead the white group following their win over Team FCT last weekend. Both teams went into the tie without their leading players who were abroad for some tournaments. FCT missed ...

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Nasiru Expects Positive AAG Outing

As the countdown gets tighter towards this year’s All Africa Games in Congo Republic, Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) chief coach, Bello Nasiru is already talking big about the country’s chances in the competition. In this interview with SportsDay tennis expert, HENRY ESABUNEFE, Nasiru says he is expecting a glorious outing for the country’s male and female players at the 2015 ...

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NCC Tennis League Serves In PH, Abuja

High-stakes Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Tennis League, with a prize money of N5m to the winning team, resumes this weekend with matches in Port Harcourt and Abuja. The ties which will comprise four men’s singles, a ladies singles, a mixed doubles and one men’s doubles will be played on Saturday July 25 and Sunday July 26 at Port Harcourt Club ...

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Makanjuola Ready For ITTF Africa Battle

Since his scintillating performance at the 2013 Lagos International Classics where he finished third, Kazeem Makanjuola has become a regular in the Nigerian team and he has featured in most of the international tournaments with his last outing being the 2015 World Championships in Suzhou, China. And when one of Nigeria’s most decorated athletes, Segun Toriola withdrew from the 2015 ...

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