Fans from all parts of the country will have plenty of tennis action to look forward to as the maiden edition of the VCN Wheelchair Tennis Championship prepares to take place at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
The tournament is scheduled to run from Monday, 16 April through to Friday, 20 April this year. And arrangements have been concluded for the five-day sporting fiesta, which is expected to attract athletes from all over the country.
According to the coordinator of the event and tennis coach, Mr. Kayode Savage, the VCN championship would see athletes compete in the male, female and quad categories.
Savage, expressed appreciation to the VCN boss, Chief Victor Nwaribeaku, for sponsoring the championship, which is aimed at boosting wheelchair tennis in the country.
Nwaribeaku, who pledged continuous support said, “We cannot fold our hands and watch potential talents rot away,”
“At VCN, it is our resolve to pay special attention to sportsmen and women. The special athletes mean so much to our vision of producing the best, despite all odds.
“We distribute quality sports materials and we will never relent in targeting excellence in sports development,” he added.
Chief Nwaribeaku, who’s keen on the development of athletes in Nigeria, also has plans of hosting the VCN Under-15 football fiesta in August, this year.