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Gov Ikpeazu pledges support for ENIC tennis .Orlu emerges 2021 champs


Gov Ikpeazu pledges support for ENIC tennis

.Orlu emerges 2021 champs

By Wakawaka Sports Extra


Orlu Recreation Club has emerged champions of the 22nd edition of the ENIC (East of the Niger Inter Club) Tennis League after beating last year hosts Standard Tennis Development Club of Owerri by 3 games 2.

Sixteen 16 clubs from across the South East and South South parts of the country participated in the 2020/2021 league.  The grand-finale was the Super 4 event hosted at the Aba Sports Club. It was a replay of the finals in Calabar four years ago where the winner was decided after a pulsating doubles.

Speaking after his decoration as the Grand Patron of the ENIC League with other deserving individuals, the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu represented by his former Commissioner for Transport, Hon. Godswill Uche Opara said that the State government will henceforth support the ENIC League as its contribution towards sports development in the region.

Newly installed Patron of ENIC, Ambassador Okwudili Nwosu, who was decorated alongside the Governor  also said Cutix plc who had supported ENIC for 20 years, will keep supporting the League as long as it lasts, because Cutix Cable believes in the unity of the people true providing them with the best quality electrical cable in the market today.

The CEO of CUTIX, Mrs. Ijeoma Oduonye expressed her gratitude to the President of host club, Aba Sports Club, Chief Jerry Kanu for hosting a befitting tournament and said that the company will partner with the Abia State government in the development of the state. A foundation member of the league and an ENIC trustee, Sir Emeka Azie said the reason for founding the league was to make tennis competition lucrative in the country and urged all the clubs in the region to get registered for the next edition of the tournament. thanks

ENIC Chairman, Dr. Augustine Uzodike expressed gratitude to the host club and all the clubs that took part in the competition and expressed believe that the future holds a lot for the league. Also Dr. Kachi Nwoga whose idea brought about the ENIC League Super 4 extravaganza said the league has contributed to sports tourism development of every host city in the last four years and helped in the upgrading of facilities for the clubs.


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