Abuja Stands Still As Over 70 Players Hit Life Camp For Junior Tournament
No fewer than 70 players have lit up the Abuja Country Club, Life Camp for the sixth edition of the Tswako Sports Foundation Tennis Tournament.
The junior players, 60 male and 15 female, are participating in competitions for three different age grade competitions, U12, 14 and 16.
The junior tennis tournament is one of the most consistent junior tennis tournaments for kids within the Federal Capital Territory and has been ongoing for six years now.
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Nigeria Tennis Live gathered that the tournament started on Wednesday, 13 December, 2023, and climax on Saturday, 16 December, 2023.
One of the organizers of the event, Ahmed Alamu, informed that players from around Abuja are currently participating in the tournament.
He noted that respected national coach and head of the federation’s technical department, Rotimi Akinloye, was also on ground to encourage the players.
According to him: “Players came from all around Abuja for the tournament. Even Coach Rotimi Akinloye the National coach was around to encourage and give some words of advice to the players.”