V Bank Snooker Tournament Set to Kick off in Lagos


The debut edition of the V Bank Open Snooker and Billiards Tournament will kick off in Lagos on Tuesday, 30th of March at the Lagos Country Club.

A product of VFD Microfinance bank, V bank first showed its interest in the sports when it held a snooker tournament last December in partnership with Ebar, Lagos.

The competition was won by Waliu Wale Nojimu, with Samuel Olumide and Dafe Agbah finishing in second and third places respectively. This Easter Open tournament promises to be even bigger.

According to the Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, for VFD Group Efeturi Doghudje, “at VFD Microfinance bank, we’re not only passionate about building financial solutions but being a key contributor to our operating environment.

“This means that we take recreation activities seriously and investing in a sporting tournament is our way of encouraging people to take breaks to rejuvenate their bodies because good health is priceless wealth,” said Doghudje.

The two-week open tournament is held in partnership with the Snooker and Billiards section of the Lagos Country Club, where the games will hold, and has a total cash winnings of up to N600,000.

He revealed that registration “is currently ongoing and will end on Saturday, 27th March 2021 when the preliminary games that will produce the 32 contestants for the Snookers tournament will hold for three days. The tournament proper begins on Tuesday 30th March and will run till Saturday the 10th of April 2021.

He therefore urged interested players to register by downloading the V Bank App from either the IOS or Play Store and use the code VBLCCT to activate the account with the sum of N5000.