Among other delicious African delicacies, pounded yam stands out as the best for this beautiful and talented Nigerian female tennis coach.
Her dexterity with players has aided her development of many youngsters into potential world beaters, and she’s not stopping.
In this fresh episode of Know Your Coach on Nigeria Tennis Live, we spoke with Coach Nosakhare Esorae from Edo State; enjoy it.
Name: Esorae Nosakhare
How long have you been coaching: For over thirteen years, started in 2007
Players coached to prominence: Endurance Ehigiamusee, Ebuka Ezewoko, in fact, all the intermediate and the junior players in Edo sports commission formally called sports council are my product. Elvis Isibor and Osakpawan also are my products too.
Academy or club where you have coached before: Assistant head coach, Edo State Commission, Heaven of Light school, Ewu, British international school, Benin city and Naval Base, Sapele Delta state.
Any certification: NIS (Advanced) from the National Institute for Sports, Lagos State, Diploma in Physical Education, University of Benin (UNIBEN).
Ambition with coaching: Our top officials wouldn’t allow sports to grow due to their selfishness, but God will help Nigeria.
When will a Nigerian win a Grand Slam: Right now, I cannot say, we only have to keep working hard.
How’s the NTF helping you grow: My dear, nothing. It was last year the national body started giving me equipment like balls, junior rackets and nets. Alongside some financial support
Best food: Pounded yam
Favourite colour: Blue
Favourite music: Gospel music
Favourite artiste: Jenifa’s Diary