the Ikoyi Club Tennis Section President Akeem Mustafa praised the Leadway Assurance Company for supporting the development of tennis.
Mustafa said this on Monday ahead of the annual Easter holiday junior tennis clinic which starts today in the tennis section of the elite club.
Mustafa added: “We are really happy with the support from Leadway as it is always good to give youngsters the opportunity to show their talents from an early age.
“The last edition was wonderful and we are here again with the sponsors trying to put smiles on the faces of the children and also to teach the children the basic things they need to know in the game.” The annual Junior Tennis Tournament/Tournament is held for boys and girls aged 5-16 with the support of Leadway Assurance Company.
The three opening days will be devoted to the clinic while the tournament will take place on the last two days with more than 100 children expected. In the 2021 edition of the junior tennis tournament, Benjamin Okoronkwo beat Tele Orungbenja 7/5, 10/8 to become champions in the Boys U-16 event while Modupe Akinyemi beat Omosofe Akpata 7/3, 7/ 4 in girls U -16 frames. Also last year, Mayomide Orungbeja beat Emmanuel Afammbolu 8/6, 7/1 to win the Boys U-10 event just as Chinyere Chukwueke beat Osasere Akpata 7/5,7-2 to win the Girls U-10 title. 10 .