Players at Table Tennis Tournaments For Auditory Impaired Shine
Table Tennis players from Lagos and Delta state proved the stuff they were made of at the finals of the three days’ Deaf National Table Tennis trials held at the National stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
At the initial stage, Lagos players were leading the pack but, their efforts were not enough to clip the wings of the Deltans who dusted them to fourth, sixth and eight position leaving Ondo and Rivers to share fifth and seventh position in the men’s category.
In the women’s category, Tokosi Munirat led the pack of Lagos players claiming the first, third, fourth, sixth and eight while the two players from Rivers settled for fifth and seveth position
Speaking to the media men after the event, the Technical Director/Coach of the association, Mukaila Olaoye hinted that he was particularly delighted with the outcome of the trials having succeeded in selecting the best hands as planned.
“To be candid, I’m really delighted with the way the trials were conducted and the outcome generally and strongly believe the players selected will prove their worth”. he posited Although, eight men and eight women were picked at the camping will resume camping in the next few days in Ibadan where the number will be pruned to four men and four women for the championship billed for July 24 to August 4, in Bulgaria.