Number one female badminton player in the country Dorcas Adesokan who hails from Ogun state has departed Nigeria for Denmark on Wednesday evening for a month training camp where she will be taking part in some competitions as she aims to qualify for the 2020 Olympic games in Japan. Dorcas who is the defending champion of the National Championships in Nigeria ,the 1st Katsina Golden star Badminton championship and Mutual Benefits Badminton championship which took place in Lagos state in 2017 is set to continue her dominance in 2018 but will be expecting a fight from the likes of Deborah Ukeh of Edo state and Zainab Momoh.
Speaking to www.badmintonnigeria.org Dorcas hailed the present board of the Federation led by Francis Orbih for engaging the players with International and National competitions.
“I am elated because the players are now having quality Tournaments. Four top players returned from a training tour in Indonesia six days ago where they spent 63 days and today I am travelling to Holland for atleast 31 days .As you know I don’t talk much but will let the shuttle and racket do the talking “ she concluded.
Dorcas who recently got the sum of five million naira from The Governor of Ogun state Ibikunle Amosun is expected back in the country in June.