Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Advertisement

Organisers hike prize money for Lagos ITTF World Tour

Organisers hike prize money for Lagos ITTF World Tour
February 10
14:49 2015
Advertisement

The organisers of this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour tagged Lagos Open, have hiked the prize money from $39,000 (N7.8m) to $46,000 (N9.2m) to attract more world class players to the event.

The five-day competition which will take place at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun in Lagos between March 10 and 14 will see the events competed for increase to six from four.

Players will compete in singles (men and women), doubles (men and women) as well as U-21 boys and girls.

Players from Africa and Europe have signified their intention to be part of the championship, which has been entrenched in the ITTF calendar.

The current ITTF Star Player, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Africa’s most decorated table tennis player, Segun Toriola have confirmed their participation in the tournament while home-based stars like Kazeem Makanjuola, Hameed Adeyinka and Rashidat Ogundele will also be part of the competition.

Egypt’s Nabil Almamoon and Algeria’s Mounir Bessah have been named the referee and competition manager respectively while Nigeria’s Lajide Oluranti is the tournament director.

RECEIVE ALERTS FROM THECABLE

BBM CHANNEL C0038F78B
WHATSAPP 08113975334
TWITTER @thecableng
Copyright 2018 TheCable. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from TheCable.
Tags
Advertisement

Social Comments

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

Let me tell You a sad story ! There are no comments yet, but You can be first one to comment this article.

Write a comment

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.
Required fields are marked *

*

Advertisement
Advertisement

Exchange Rates

October 15, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45480.18420.32
LAGOS360485425
KANO361483423
PH362482423
ABUJA362481423
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement