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SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship Ends

-Ezeh, Marylove Voted Most Outstanding Players Tochukwu Ezeh from Anambra and Marylove Edwards of Lagos State were named the most outstanding players at this year’s SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship which ended at Lagos Lawn Tennis Club over the weekend. Ezeh, 16, who was made to play in the boys’ 18 category by the organisers, justified their confidence in him by ...

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Enosoregbe Eyes Davis Cup Glory

Nigerian tennis player, Clifford Enosoregbe has said that team Nigeria will do well in Cairo, Egypt for the forthcoming Davis Cup group III holding between 26 and 31 this month. Enosoregbe told SportsDay in a telephone chat that he has put behind him the lost in CBN Open championship, while disclosing that he left the distress of losing CBN Open ...

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Itodo, Sanni , Godgift Qualify For Semifinals

Chris Itodo of Kaduna State is on course to win the boys 16 title as he made sure of a semifinal place by beating Philip Abayomi from Ogun State 6-2 in his final one set round robin. The one set round robin matches according to the organisers, the International Tennis Academy, is to ensure that all the players get a ...

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Lagos Sports Boss Supports Governor’s Cup Tennis

Director General (DG), Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Mr. Ayodele Agbesanwa has assured the organisers of the Lagos Governor’s Cup Tennis of the state government’s full support for the 15th edition of the tournament, which holds from 5-19 December, 2015. He gave this assurance at a meeting with the organisers in Lagos. Agbesanwa said that upon his resumption as DG, ...

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Effiong Happy With Congo Medal

Nigerian female tennis player, Edem Effiong has expressed joy over her medal at this year’s11th All Africa Games in Congo, Brazzaville. Making this in an interview with SportsDay over the weekend, Effiong said that she is delighted with the medal because it was not easy and many others did not win anything for their respective countries. She added: “I was ...

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Koleosho, Obiora For Rio 2016

-As Nigerian Duo Qualifies For Paralympic Games From four Nigerian players that featured at the ITTF Africa Para Table Tennis Championship, qualifiers for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the duo of Ahmed Owolabi Koleosho and Chinenye Obiora made an eight-man list that got tickets. However, Francis Chukwuemeka who had earlier at the Morocco Open won two gold medals failed to make ...

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Obiora, Chukwuemeka Pick Gold Medals

-At Para-table Tennis Open In Morocco Nigeria’s duo of Chineye Obiora and Francis Chukwuemeka dominated their class in the singles event at the 1st Para Table Tennis Open Championship holding in Agadir, Morocco. Success came the way of Nigeria and to some extent unexpected success, in the guise of Francis Chukwuemeka on the first day of play, at the 1st ...

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4 Nigerians Eye Rio Para-table Tennis Slots

Nigeria’s para-table tennis quartet of Francis Chukwuemeka, Ahmed Owolabi Koleosho, Emmanuel Chinedu Nick and Faith Obiora will continue their quest for places in the Rio 2016 Paralympics Games at the ongoing 2015 African Para Table Tennis Championships. The three-day Paralympics qualifiers have players across the world aiming for their spots in various classes. The Nigerian team sponsored by the National ...

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SNEPCo Jnr Tennis Tourney Starts Monday

All is now set for the 2015 SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship slated to hold at Lagos Lawn Tennis Club from Monday, October 12 to Saturday, October 17. The International Tennis Academy (ITA), organisers of the tournament said it was expecting very substantial entries and very high standards following pre-tournament competitions held in various States and tennis academies all over the ...

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SNEPCo Junior Tennis Starts October 12

The 2015 edition of SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship will begin Monday October 12 and run till Saturday October 17 at Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan, Lagos Island. A statement from organisers of the championship, one of the biggest events on the International Tennis Academy Junior Tennis Circuit Calendar, said the 2015 edition will feature five categories – boys and girls ...

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