Team Offikwu in NCC Tennis League Finals

by on December 3, 2018

The tennis league sponsored  by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) in collaboration with the Nigeria Tennis Federation saw the first phase of the semifinals matches played over the weekend in Abuja .

In the first semifinals match, Team Offikwu of Kaduna which was led by Sylvester Emmanuel, defeated Uche Oparaoji of Team Goshen of Ilorin in the men’s singles 6-0, 6-4 while in the second game Christian Paul also humbled Emmanuel Sunday 6-3, 3-6, 10-6. While in the women’s single, Christie Agugbom beat Blessing Samuel 7-6, 6-4.

Sunday’s results in the men double saw the duo of Sylvester Emmanuel and Christian Paul thrashed Emmanuel Sunday and Joseph Iyoroube 7-6, 5-7, 10-8

In the men’s singles, Christian Paul defeated Uche Oparaoji 3-6, 6-2,10-1  while Sylvester Emmanuel beat Emmanuel Sunday 6-4, 4-1

In the mixed doubles, the pair of Shehu Lawal and favour Moses shifted aside Blessings Samuel and Uche Oparaoji 6-0, 6-4 to book their spots in the finals.
The third-place tie for the losing semi-finalists and the championship tie is scheduled for the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Thursday December 6.
The final is slated for Sunday December 9  at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club  with the eventual champions bagging N7 million.
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