18th September, 2012
The first edition of Inter Club Para Table Tennis Tournament, organised by the Lagos State Paralympic Association, kicks off today and will end on Friday at Somolu Local Government Recreational Centre, Agunbiade Primary School in Somolu, Lagos.
The event, which will hold between 9am-4pm daily, is sponsored by the Lagos State government through the Office of Grassroots Sports Development. Athletes from four clubs are competing in the tourney organised to showcase ability in disability of the disabled athletes. It is also aimed at taking off the physically challenged athletes out of the streets begging for alms.
The tournament will assist the Lagos State government to discover and nurture new talents that could represent the state at the National Sports Festival and international championships.