THE 2016 NNPC/Chevron Tennis Clinic has offered participants, particularly the selected players, an opportunity to improve on the foundation laid for them at the clinic.
This was the submission Deji Haastrup, General Manager, Government and Public Affairs of Chevron Nigeria Limited, while speaking at the presentation of gifts to the 15 players selected from the total 100 who participated in this year’s tennis clinic organised by NNPC/Chevron.
The players met officials of Chevron on September 17.
“I can therefore say that the participants have been exposed to the necessary basics of tennis, upon which they can build on. I like to congratulate the participants, who have been privileged to be part of this year’s edition. I believe that they will continue to improve on the foundation that has been laid at this clinic,” Haastrup said at the occasion.
The 15 players also spoke of their desire to leverage on the chance to feature in next month’s Master tournament which will be held from October 17 to 23. Ahead of the Masters, however, the players have been taking part in the weekend coaching programme that will run till October 16.
Some of the players now enjoying free coaching include Michael Owewa, Michael Ayoola, Wilson Igbinovia, Ezekiel Ekang, Steven Augustine, Opeyemi Agunbiade, Joseph Fortune, Emman Jebutu, Noah Adamu and Gabriel Masha.
Others on the list are Matthew Abamu, Sadiq Kushimo, Usman Kushimo, Christopher Bulus.