The Lagos State Table Tennis League will serve off November 6 at Eko Club in Surulere, Lagos as teams battle for places in the grand finale, The PUNCH reports.
Each team is expectedT’tennis: Lagos league kicks off Nov. 6 to be made up of five players and a coach while the top two teams in the men and women events will qualify for the grand finale on December 18.
Our correspondent learnt that more than 10 teams have registered for the open tournament for men and women while more teams are still expected to be part of the tournament.
According to the Chairman of the Lagos State Table Tennis Association,Tunji Lawal motive of the league was to engage the players ahead of the National Sports Festival taking place in Delta State later this month.
“We believe Lagos is the home of table tennis and we want to uphold this legacy by ensuring that players that reside within and outside Lagos compete against themselves on a weekly basis,” Lawal told The PUNCH.
“This league will dovetail into the grand finale later this year where teams will be rewarded for their efforts in the league. Apart from the prizes at the finale, on a weekly basis, cash prizes will be won by teams and for us at LSTTA, the players remain our priority as we want to nurture them to stardom.”
Credits: The Punch