Oyo State is set to witness development tennis championship as the President of the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) Engineer Dayo Akindoju will be funding a tennis tourney in the state.

The tournament is tagged Catch Them Young Tennis Development Tournament (OYO CLOSE) is meant for underage players of categories U-10, U-12 and U-14.

Tennis isn’t a sports that Nigerians dominate in the world but the NTF president, Dayo Akindoju believes that with plethora of talents available in Nigeria, in the coming years Nigerians would be relevant in tennis just like football.

Nigeria however have a singing light in the world of tennis and it’s no one other than Oyinlomo Quadre who’s in the junior cader.

The tournament will hold at the tennis section of the Lekan Salami Stadium, Oyo state, Nigeria from the 29th of March up until April 4th 2021.