ITA promises spectator-friendly NCC Tennis League finals
Organisers of the NCC Tennis League, the International Tennis Academy (ITA), said yesterday in Lagos that the finals coming up on Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5 at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club will be “the most spectator friendly event ever organised in Nigeria.”
Speaking on the finals, ITA Director, Godwin Kienka, who worked for several years with the International Tennis Federation running Davis Cup events, said: “The finals will not only be spectator friendly but it will also match the world Davis Cup event in passion from the teams and the atmosphere that will be created.”
Kienka said there would be lunch and refreshment for all spectators on Friday and Saturday, as well as a raffle draw for smart phones and other gift items. “It will be Christmas come too early for some spectators,” the director said.
The finals between the Owerri-based Team Civil Defence and Team Tombim of Abuja will start 10 am on an opening day with two men’s singles, a ladies’ singles and the men’s doubles.
The match will be concluded on December 5, starting 10 am, with the reverse men’s singles and the mixed doubles. The formal closing and presentation ceremonies are scheduled to start at 1 pm.
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