Following the success of the maiden edition of the Kuker Farm sponsored Mini Cadet Table Tennis Championship the competition will subsequently be held thrice a year.
Sponsor of the competition, Kunle Soname, expressed his happiness at the level of competition.
“I am really impressed with the level of competitive spirit among the kids which gives me the impetus to subsequently make it a three times a year competition. I urge the kids to avail themselves the opportunity offered by this competition to develop their God given talents,â€ observed Soname whose interests cuts across other sports.
He however counseled the kids to ensure they combine sports with education.
â€œAbove all, they must combine sports with academic excellence. You cannot function well in this changing world without sound education. Indeed, sports and education play complimentary roles in building future leaders,â€ stressed Soname.
The competition was categorised into three segments of ages 7-9 years, 10-12 years and 13-15 years in both the male and female categories.
Alakoro Academy, Indian School Team, Ikorodu Local Government and Lagos Island teams participated in the two-day competition held at the knock-up Hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
Teams from Mushin, Rowe Park Boys and New Era Teams also took part in the competition. Certificates, bats, t-shirts and trophies were given to the participants at the end of the competition.