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NCC Tennis League: Civil Defence win in third attempt

Mrs Abigail Sholanke Director of Research & Devt representing the NCC Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, presenting the trophy to Jonah Samuel Captain of Civil Defence.

*Alex Ekwueme given tribute Team Civil Defence of Abuja Sunday in Lagos won the NCC Tennis League Cup by beating Team Muller 4-0 in a tie the latter were considered favourites to win. The Civil Defence team were making their third attempt at winning the cup which this year had …

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NCC Tennis League: Ndoma Egba and Offikwu slug for third place

Thomas Otu, NCC tennis League

*Fans in for big treat Lagos Lawn Tennis Club will host the playoff for third and fourth places preceding the championship match. This is the climax of six month long NCC Tennis League. The third place tie scheduled for Thursday and Friday 7th and 8th December will be between team …

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Tennis League: Civil Defence to meet Muller in final

Christie Agugbom and Abdulmumuni Babalola...in the final of NCC Tennis League

*Defending champions lost in semis Team Civil Defence won through to their second final of the NCC Tennis League in three years beating defending champions Team Offikwu of Kaduna 6-1 in the second semi-finals decided in Abuja over the weekend. Team Civil Defence, runners-up in the first edition and third …

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NCC Tennis: Doctors give Sylvester Emmanuel clean bill

Sarah Adegoke doing well at the NCC Tennis League

*Tough pairings to excite fans in two centres Lead player of defending champions Team Offikwu, Sylvester Emmanuel, has been given the “all clear” by his doctors to play in the semi-final tie against Team Civil Defence in Abuja this weekend at the NCC Tennis League. Emmanuel, the leading tennis professional …

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Team Muller breeze into NCC Tennis League finals

Team Muller Doubles in the NCC Tennis League

*Team Offikwu and Team Civil Defence fight for second ticket Lagos based Team Muller overran fellow debutantes Team Ndoma-Egba of Abuja 5-2 to qualify for the finals of the NCC Tennis League where a mouth-watering prize of N7 million awaits the champions. The tie which took place at the Enugu …

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Team Ndoma-Egba grabs semi-final spot 

Moses Michael...Tean Ndoma-Egba gets semii-final ticket in NCC Tennis League

*Outcome of Jos pairing put in jeopardy Team Ndoma-Egba won the four matches they needed to win their home tie against Team Goshen of Ilorin to secure the second semi-final spot in the White Group of the NCC Tennis League. With four points in the bag Team Ndoma-Egba now place …

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NCC Tennis League resumes with crucial decider in Port Harcourt

Team Muller Doubles in the NCC Tennis League

*White Group play in Abuja, Jos and Kaduna NCC Tennis League is resuming this weekend, Saturday 28th and 29th October, with a decisive tie at the Port Harcourt Club between 2015 runners-up Team Civil Defence of Abuja and host Team Kalotari. The League had gone on a two-week recess on account …

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Tennis League: Dammam Miracle re-enacted in Port Harcourt 

Team Muller Doubles in the NCC Tennis League

*Boma Iyaye praises Tennis League for new feats Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC)’s Tennis League Blue Group match in Port Harcourt at the weekend witnessed a comeback of epic proportions comparable to the ‘Dammam Miracle’ the Flying Eagles (U-20) pulled off at the 1989 FIFA World Cup in Saudi Arabia recovering …

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NCC League: Mbanu plans to revive tennis career

Inyang, tennis

*Other matches in Ilorin, other centres By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos  Onyeka Mbanu, the first junior player to reach the semi-finals of the CBN Senior Championship five years ago, said in Ibadan that he plans to use the NCC Tennis League to revive his tennis career. Mbanu who along with Christian …

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NCC Tennis League: Team Oluyole wins 12th place playoff

NCC Tennis League

*Sent Team Anambra out of the league phase Team Oluyole of Ibadan Friday in Lagos got the 12th spot of the NCC Tennis League by  beating Team Anambra 3-1 to secure the two points they needed to win the playoff event. Team Oluyole, joining the league for the first time, …

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