By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
Players and officials of Union Bank Table Tennis Club have attributed their recent success at the National Open Table Tennis Championship in Lagos to the high moral and financial support from the Stallions’ management.
Union Bank coached by Samson Ajayi defied all odds to win the men’s singles crown, through Adeyinka Ahmed, who outclassed his Lagos State arch rival, Azeez Jamiyu in the final.
“We lack words to express our gratitude to our management that inspired players and officials. Our welfare package is wonderful and the presence of quality training equipments have made Union Bank the best team in the country” said Ajayi who was full of praise for the team in outtings in Lagos International Classics, and at the 49th Asoju Oba Championship.
He commended the pair of Aregbesola Nimota and Bose Odusanyan, who fought gallantly to the semi finals of the Women’s doubles and the pair of Hassan Nurudeen and Alimat Ayinla that won silver medal in the National Open.
While congratulating, Adeyinka Ahmed and Aregbesola who got invited to the national team for Commonwealth Games Camping, Ajayi confirmed that they will play two friendly games in Cotonou, Benin Republic this weekend.
He revealed that the Stallions delegation leaving Lagos Thursday morning will take on Tempo du Sun on Friday before facing Benin Republic National Table Tennis team at Staff due L’amitie, Cotonou on Saturday.