maiden edition of the National Junior Tennis Championship held at the
Lagos Lawn Tennis Club triumphed with three trophies.
The Coach of the athletes, Mr. Wumi Ogunsakin who made this known in
Ado Ekiti described that the Junior Tennis tournament tagged Sapetro
Future Tennis Championship as a platform for discovery and development
of talents in the country.
The contingent won laurels in both male and female under 14 categories
as well as the male under-12 category.
Giving a breakdown of the achievements of the young tennis players
from the State, Coach Ogunsakin said his son, Seun Ogunsakin who is
already making waves at the senior level, emerged champion in the
under-14 male category while his younger brother Oluwaseyi Ogunsakin
came second in the boys under-12 and Success Ogunjobi also finished
second in female under-14 category.
Ogunsakin who expressed gratitude to the State Government for efforts
to develop sports in the State and supporting the youngsters,
described the feat as a product of hard-work and diligence.
He appealed to all well-to-do individuals and corporate organizations
to support efforts at developing Sports in the State, stressing the
importance of using Sporting activities to curb youth restiveness and
making a career out of Sports among other benefit accruable from the