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NCC Tennis League Briefing In PIx

The Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC on Thursday, 19 March, 2015, officially announced its plans to sponsor a Tennis League, the first of its kind in Nigeria.
The 30-week long tournament will be managed by Mr. Godwin Kienka’s International Tennis Academy, ITA and will be moved across different centres in the country.
Naija Tennis Special was on ground and brings some exclusive pictures from the event, picked specially for you.
Mr. Tony Ojobo, NCC’s Director of Public Affairs

Henry Atseye, one of Nigeria’s top players, speaking with journalists after the event

Brain behind the project, Mr. Godwin Kienka of the International Tennis Academy, ITA, speaking with Coach Samuel and some players after the draw

Nigeria’s current number one player, Christie Agugbom, was also present at the event

Atseye wants to win the 5 million naira prize money for the overall best team

Staff of the NCC pose with some of the players who were present at the event

…eyes on the draw

Young Mary-Love Edwards, Osareimen Airhunwunde and Chris Bulus were also at the event

Mr. Odein Ajumogobia, Nigeria’s former Petroleum Minister (middle), poses with some players and staff of the NCC during the briefing

Mr. Ojobo and Nigeria’s Tennis present and future stars after the event

“I pray that you will be able to sustain this tournament for as long as possible,” Mr. Ajumogobia seems to be telling Mr. Ojobo of the NCC as Barrister Sam Egbuchunam, President of the LLTC looks on

Mr. Ajumogobia and others during the briefing

Mr. Ojobo making the first pick during the draws

“We want the best for you”, Ojobo says, while posing with the players after the draws

Staff of the NCC were fully on ground for the briefing

Mr. Kienka of the ITA, looking on as Mr. Ajumogobia and Mr. Ojobo form a strong synergy for Nigerian Tennis

The three men who will make the event work, posing for more photographs

“Look, this is just the beginning,” Mr. Kienka seems to be encouraging players and coach after the draw Photos by Damilare Okunola


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