CBN Tennis Champions Begin Title Defence

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first_imgFor instance, players’ representative on the board of the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), Abdulmumuni Babalola is threatening not to let go as  nothing will stop him from lifting the 2019 Central Bank Senior Tennis trophy.Besides, other top stars also eyeing the mouth-watering prize money include, Imeh Joseph, Clifford Enosoregbe, Christian Paul, Sunday Maku and Michael Michael. Not forgetting Henry Atseye, John Otu, Shehu Lawal and Sunday Igbinovia  among othersJust as it is with the men, category, the women’ singles is not going be anything different  considering  the type of opposition expected  from Charity Agugbom, Blessing Samuel, Aanu Aiyegbusi,  Ronke Akingbade, Blessing Anuna, Margaret Oladunjoye and junior sensation, Oyinlomo Quadri amongst others.Secretary General of the Nigeria Tennis Federation, Mariam Akande, however revealed yesterday that a total of seven players (4 men and 3 women) were granted wild card entry to feature in the Main Draw.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram With the qualifying series of the 41st Central Bank of Nigeria Senior Tennis Tournament concluded yesterday real action will commence in the Main Draw chat round of 64 today.Though the championship is being observed in men and women singles, men and women doubles and the wheelchair categories, the main focus is the men’s singles  and women’s singles events where the main attraction is the  star prize  money of N700,000 at stake for each category.The defending champions, Sylvester Emmanuel and Sarah Adegoke   are expected to fight with their last breath if they must  retain their titles.last_img read more


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first_img Related Stories Kaleb Joseph to transfer from SyracuseSyracuse walk-on guard Christian White will transfer to PaceChinonso Obokoh turns in career game with 11 points against Montana StateSyracuse redshirt freshman center Obokoh loses year of eligibility Published on April 6, 2016 at 2:38 pm Contact Paul: pmschwed@syr.edu | @pschweds Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Syracuse center Chinonso Obokoh will transfer from SU, according to Syracuse.com. He will have one year left of eligibility after graduating in May one year ahead of his class.As a grad transfer, Obokoh would not have to sit out a year after transferring. He didn’t appear in any games during his freshman season and has played sparingly over the past two. A year of eligibility was taken away from him as a freshman so after playing in just two seasons, he only has one left.Obokoh appeared in 11 games this past season, scored 12 points and recorded 18 rebounds. The best game of his career came on Dec. 22, 2015 against Montana State when he scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds in 12 minutes of play.The departure of Obokoh marks the third SU player to leave the team with eligibility remaining since the season ended. Obokoh joins point guard Kaleb Joseph and walk-on guard Christian White.Entering the 2016-17 season, SU returns centers Dajuan Coleman, a senior, and sophomore transfer Paschal Chukwu.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more