• Babajide EverBlazin

National Sports Festival: Ogun State Table Tennis Association Concludes Selection Trial

Ahead of the 21st National Sports Festival scheduled for Delta State later in the year, Ogun State Table Tennis Association has wrapped up its selection trial where players were selected to represent the state.

Under the supervision and tutelage of the Head Coach, Risi Ramoni and her assistant, Coach Alaba Amusa, eleven players took part in the exercise which was held at the indoor sports hall, Alake Sports Centre, Ijeja, Abeokuta on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

The standout performers include Salami Yusuff, Adeyemi Olamide and Samson Adedeji, others are Bamgboye Joseph, Oyetayo Funmi and Aliyat Adedeji

The Chairman of the Association, Chief. Mrs Awawu Yekinni Toriola who spoke with the players on video from her base in the United States of America, urged them to be good ambassadors of the Gateway state when the festival gets underway in Delta State.

Similarly, the Patron of the Association, United Kingdom based Chief Gbenga Abijo commended the process and assured of his support, he also charged the Ping Pong players to be worthy representatives at the event.

The exercise was witnessed by former Table Tennis player who is now a member of the Association, Mr. Kole Aluko and Mr. Sikiru Mustapha.

The 2022 National Sports Festival tagged "Delta 2022" will hold between November 27 and December 10, 2022.

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