True to its promise of winning this year’s edition of the Quadrangular Games, host Ikoyi Club 1938 has jumped into the lead on the medals table with a total of 24 points from events concluded so far in the competition.
The Quadrangular Games, a yearly event is rotated among four clubs, Ikoyi Club 1938, Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, The Apapa Club and Lagos Country Club Ikeja.
Each gold medal won at the event fetches five points, silver three points and bronze one point.
In badminton, out of three events competed in the seven games, Ikoyi Club captured a gold and silver medals in the Ladies Singles, while Lagos Country Club picked a bronze in the Ladies Doubles, Ikoyi Club also won a gold and silver medal leaving the bronze for Lagos country Club.
It was the same result in the Mixed Doubles event where the host grabbed the silver and silver with Lagos Country Club settling for the bronze.
In the men’s table tennis Singles event, Kunle Onamusi of Lagos Country Club walked over his opponent from The Apapa Club while Akeem Mustafa of Ikoyi Club beat Leke Olubola of Lagos Lawn Tennis Club 6/4, 5/7, 11/9.
In the same way, Tochukwu Adino of Ikoyi Club walked over Alh Samuel Shuaibu of The Apapa Club, while Idemudia Ojiagbe of Lagos Country Club defeated Jude Osaji of Lagos Lawn Tennis Club 6/2,6/2.
In the Veteran Singles (50+), Walter Eze of Ikoyi Club beats Feso Jide of Lagos Country Club 6/3,6/0, while Garry Rilwan of Lagos Lawn Tennis Club outgunned Edet Akpaso of Ikoyi Club 7/6,3/0. Victor Ogbeide of Lagos Country Club walked over his opponent from The Apapa Club same for Dapo Aboaba of Lagos Lawn Tennis Club who walked over Tony Anene of The Apapa Club.
Two events were concluded late yesterday in the Billiards, Snooker and Pool out of four games. The concluded events were Billiards Open and Billiards Veteran.
As at press time yesterday, Lagos Country Club had three points as against 24 points by Ikoyi Club, while The Apapa Club and Lagos Lawn Tennis Club had no point to show for their participation in the games so far.
lkoyi Club was looking forward to extending its lead with the swimming events which began yesterday night.
The 2017 edition of the quadrangular games is featuring ten sporting events, snooker, billiards and pool, table tennis, lawn tennis, badminton, squash, swimming, soccer, chess, scrabble and ayo. The competition will end on December 2.