Thursday, April 15, 2021

Purity wins third MLMTP Premier League Tennis Championship


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The Purity Team displaying the trophy they won during the MLMTP Tennis Premier League championship played on the Naomi Court at the LSDPC Sports Complex, Ogba… recently.

It was thrills and fun in the LSDPC, Ogba neighbourhood where Team Purity beat all opposition to win the third edition of the MLMTP Tennis Premier League tournament held on the Naomi Court of the LSDPC IMH S4TC Sports Complex, Ogba.

Purity came first with a total of 168 points, Volcanic placed second with 157 points, the third position went to Ace Squad with 145 points, while Blue Flame garnered 140 points to come fourth on the log.

In the tournament categorised into Veterans, Singles, Ladies Pros and Semi Pros, the Team Purity captained by Mr. Innocent Odeka and the former CBN Open Ladies champion, Jumoke Yakubu nee Ajunlo, dominated in almost all the events to garner highest points.

The other contenders had as captains Ibe Ugochukwu (Volcanic), Mr. Patrick Modebe (Ace Squad), and Mr. Faruna Imaji (Blue Flame).Speaking at the occasion, which also featured tennis sensations, Marylove Edwards and the Yakubu sisters, Oiza, Nene, Captain of MLMTP, Mr. Yomi Adeyemi expressed satisfaction over the successive conclusion of the championship.

“It has been six weeks of weekends and public holidays of tennis event. The championship involved 36 participants structured in four teams. The overall objective is to bring together families to know one another, play together and have fun. The tournament has been a huge success and we are looking forward to the next edition come 2018 by God’s grace.

“Our Naomi Tennis court is where three CBN Open champions, Marylove Edwards and the two Yakubu sisters currently practice regularly. Our expectation is that we will continue to support them in the little way we can,” he said.

IT was thrills and fun, as Team Purity Team at the weekend emerged champions of the third edition of the MLMTP Tennis Premier League tournament played on the Naomi Court at the LSDPC IMH S4TC Sports Complex, Ogba.

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