November 28, 2022



U-15, 21 Tennis tourney kicks off in Enugu

Prince Victor Uwakwe Beneath 15 and  21 regional tennis fifth version event for South East states kicked  off Tuesday contained in the Enugu Sports activities Membership Tennis court docket.

The event tagged, Prince Victor Uwakwe Beneath 15 and 21 Regional Tennis Event commenced on September 6 and  will finish September 17.   

The event which will likely be performed contained in the Enugu State Sports activities Membership Tennis Courtroom, GRA, Enugu will function female and male in every class.

In his opening speech, Prince Victor Uwakwe  stated that the event began since 2016 and is now present process it’s fifth version within the state.

“This Tennis event is for the South East states and a few of our sister state from the South South area to show the kids to tennis expertise.

“Tennis expose the kids to some expertise, values of self-discipline, fortitude and to imbibe their lives with constructive pondering.

“It’s for youth empowerment and they aren’t been giving money reward however tennis equipments like, Rackets, footwear and different objects, “he stated.

Mr Robert Ngwu, Government Captain of Tennis Part thanked Prince Uwakwe for the programme and famous that the occasion is witnessing enchancment every year.

He stated, the aim of the event was to catch them younger, with the intention to increase future tennis stars within the state and the nation at massive.

Additionally, Prof. Agu Gab Agu, the Chairman Enugu State Tennis Affiliation,  praised Uwakwe for his steadfastness in making certain that youths are engaged to be significant within the society by means of sports activities.

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“About 4 gamers from Enugu got here again with medals from the current Junior Tennis Event and that confirmed one thing good is popping out of the sponsorship.

“We try to boost gamers for the forthcoming nationwide pageant in Delta and there are lot of enchancment within the recreation and it’s organisation.

“Enugu was the capital of Tennis in Nigeria and that’s what we’re wanting forth, to boost gamers that can write the title of the state in gold,” Agu stated.