Union Bank Players Shine At Eze Tourney


Players of  Union Bank Table Tennis Club gave a good account of themselves as they outshined  their colleagues from other clubs to emerge champions in the final of Sir Jonah Eze Table  Tennis Championship held at Ikeja Club.

The championship was sponsored by Dee Jonas Petroleum & Gas Limited. In the final of  the  senior male event, Gbenga Ajulo defeated Sunday Odunlade 4-2. Both players are from  Union  Bank, while Ganiyat Olatunde from Union Bank Club  outstroked  colleague, Tolu Eti 4-0 to  win the female category.

In the junior category, Samson Samuel of Summer Table Tennis Club humbled Jide Omotasho of  Union Bank 4-3.

The championship featured players from Oyo, Ogun, Delta and Edo states.

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Speaking on the club’s success, chief coach of Union Bank, Samson Ajayi said his players  prepared very well for the tourney, hence their oustanding performances. While commending  his players, the coach urged them to  remain focused and determined saying the sky will be  their limit in future competitions.

“It was a good outing for my players because they did not disappoint the management. They  came to the championship with a lot of expectations and they really achieved their targets  at the end of the day. This is to confirm  that Union Bank Table Tennis Club is a force to  reckon with not only in Nigeria but in Africa,” said Ajayi.

—Sunday Akinloye

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