Ikoyi Club smashers return from Accra with sweet memories
The international Tennis Tournament, which had 26 members of the Ikoyi Club 1938 in attendance, ended on Sunday at the Accra Lawn Tennis Club, Ghana. The members returned also on Sunday.
In 2018, the international tournament aimed at fostering bilateral business relationship within the ECOWAS region took place inZ0 Nairobi, Kenya.The Accra trip was sponsored by Zenith Bank, Rainoil Ltd. Air Peace, Chief Mike Nwokoni and the members of Ikoyi Club Tennis Section.
The four–day event was fun-filled for the members such that one of the star players of the team, Kelvin Obiegbunam, was elated about the entire tourney.
Obiegbunam noted that the members would benefit from the trip and the Ikoyi Club tennis section management.At the international tournament, Rita Nwanye and Aminat Lawal displayed so many skills in the female singles, while Bola Ayorinde, Hilary Eledu and Effiong Ejehiwease did the same in the male Singles A and B cadre of the tournament.
Chairman of Ikoyi Club 1938, Bimbo Okubena, praised the sponsors who made the trip to Ghana possible.“We learnt in many ways in Accra and we are happy to be back with good memories. Our sponsors have been amazing and we appreciate their partnership with the club,” Okubena said.The Ikoyi Club Tennis Section boss stressed that there were plans to make the Christmas season exciting at the tennis arena of the elite club.