Lagos Will Host Befitting ITTF African Cup, Club Championships, Says Aiyepeku

Following the choice by the African Desk Tennis Federation (ATTF) to award the host proper of the 2022 World Championships regional qualification, African Membership Championships, and African Cup to Lagos State, the chairman of the Lagos State Sports activities Fee (LSSC) Sola Aiyepeku has stated the aquatic metropolis is able to stage a befitting match in keeping with the beliefs of changing into the continent’s sports activities hub.

Aiyepeku who can also be a member of the ATTF-appointed Important Organising Committee (MOC) believes the state would proceed to impress the Worldwide Desk Tennis Federation (ITTF) by elevating the usual of its competitors yearly.

“We are an experienced state having staged several international tournaments in the past and this has encouraged the ITTF and ATTF to see the state as the qualified city for this year’s tournament. For nine days, we will have the best players across Africa coming to Lagos to compete as well as enjoy the hospitality of the good people of Lagos,” he stated.

Aiyepeku stated Lagos has develop into the house of desk tennis in Africa, particularly with the standard of organisation the state has put up prior to now occasions. “Apart from the organisation which is always top-notch, the enthusiasm of fans that most times thronged the venue to watch the stars showcasing their talents has made the state a place to be for major sporting events. We have the personnel as well as the infrastructure to host the event and we hope that we can continue to raise the bar in Africa, we believe that all our visitors will enjoy the tourism potential of the state even as they are coming to compete in tournaments,” he added.

From Could 19 to twenty-eight, the Molade Okoya-Thomas Corridor of Teslim Balogun Stadium will host the three tournaments with the World Championships regional qualification for West African groups kick-starting the match on Could 19 to 21 whereas the African Membership Championships observe on Could 23 to 25. The African Cup which is a singles match will climax the occasion on Could 26 to twenty-eight.

For the African Cup, every collaborating nation will nominate two gamers every in males’s and girls’s occasions whereas the host nation will nominate 4 gamers every for the match.

The nine-man MOC will probably be chaired by ITTF Vice President, Wahid Oshodi and he will probably be assisted by the President of Cote d’Ivoire Desk Tennis Federation, Prof. Alfred Germain Karou.

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Following the choice by the African Desk Tennis Federation (ATTF) to award the host proper of the 2022 World Championships regional qualification, African Membership Championships, and African Cup to Lagos State, the chairman of the Lagos State Sports activities Fee (LSSC) Sola Aiyepeku has stated the aquatic metropolis is able to stage a befitting match in
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