Thursday, 27 April 2017

Kwara Veterans Badminton Club storm Lagos for international tourney

Kwara Stadium Veterans Badminton Club will feature in the second international inter-club
badminton tournament which serves off on Friday, April 28 at Ikoyi Club, Lagos. 

No fewer than 10 Clubs from Nigeria, Togo and Ghana are to take part in the two-day tournament that is scheduled to end on Saturday, April 29.


KSVBC will slug it out with defending champions, Kaduna Badminton Veterans Club, Ikeja Police College Badminton Club, Abuja Veterans Club, Chevron Warri Club, Air Force base Lagos, Country club, Lagos, LNG Club and clubs from Togo and Ghana.

Matches will be played in four categories - men's doubles group A,‎ men's doubles group B, mixed doubles and super veterans doubles.

Speaking with sports writers before the team's departure to Lagos, captain of KSVBC, Alhaji 
Sambo Magaji charged the players to showcase their skills during the tourney, just as he expressed hope that the club would return home with medals.

Sambo who is the Registrar, Kwara state College of Education Technical, Lafiagi stated that
members during the tournament would also use the opportunity to meet and network with other participants and invite them for tournament in Ilorin later in the year.

He expressed the hope that the Club would win gold in the super veterans doubles team
featuring coach Bola Mogaji‎ and Abdulrauf Popoola‎.

Others who will fly the banner of KSVBC are‎ Abdulqadir Mohammed, Yinka Abolarin, Yomi
Bakare, Tunde Akande and Mutiu Jimoh.


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