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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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NCC Tennis League: Playoff to start Thursday in Lagos

NCC Tennis League...on the start block now

*N23million up for grabs this season 2017 edition of the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) Tennis League will hit-off Thursday at the National Stadium, Surulere with a playoff involving three teams vying to take the 12th spot in the main event. The playoffs will last three days. The three teams are …

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NCC Tennis League Cup features 12 teams

Team Ofikwu celebrating their joint victory in the NCC Tennis League Cup

*N23 million consolidated cash prizes at stake  Champions from the ITA junior circuit will play exhibition games as part of the 2017 NCC Tennis League Cup draws. 12 teams will fight for the N23million consolidated cash prize. The draws which took place at the Ikoyi Club, Lagos last weekend with …

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NCC tennis league: Opening, draws ceremony for Friday 30th June

*New cities, new teams on the league this year 2017 edition of the lucrative NCC Tennis League draws ceremony is here. It’s scheduled to take place at the Ikoyi Club 1938 Tennis Section on Friday, 30th June 2017 starting 3 pm. A statement from the organisers said the Honourable Minister …

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NCC Tennis League Cup: Team Offikwu defeats defending champions, Tombin

*Wins N7million prize money *Alex Ekwueme, Nduka Odizor, Solomon Dalung grace finals By Adejoke Bamidele, Lagos Kaduna based Team Offikwu Sunday in Lagos completed their fairy tale run by beating defending champions Team Tombim 4-2 to clinch the 2016 NCC Tennis League Cup. In a tight but exciting tie played …

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NCC Tennis League: Finally, Offikwu upsets Civil Defence to get final ticket

*Faces Team Tombim next weekend in Lagos Badminton’s former African numero uno, Ola Fagbemi, was one of the fans at the NCC two-day semi-final where Team Offikwu did the upset of the Team Civil Defence to pick the ticket to the final. He described the outcome as “exemplary nerve, deep …

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NCC Tennis League enters final stage today

*Dalung, Odizor, Danbatta to grace event Team Tombim, last year’s NCC League winners, based in Abuja which had already qualified for today’s finals by defeating Team FCT 6-1 in the first semi-finals played in Enugu last week, is seemingly set to win this year’s edition again. The matches are scheduled …

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NCC Tennis League: Enugu Sports club throws its gates open to students

*Abuja hosts semi-finals this weekend Barrister Obum Arum, the Executive Chairman of the Enugu Sports Club declared over the weekend that the club will from henceforth allow primary and secondary school students interested in the game of tennis to use its facilities. Barrister Obum who was impressed with the high …

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