The Second edition of Funke Oshonaike Foundation U-21 competition is set to kick off today as over 40 players are ready to compete for various prize money.
The competition was put up by the Lagos Country Club in celebration of the Tennis legend’s 44th birthday will see both male and female players fighting for different awards.
Speaking on Brila Fm, the Tennis Legend stated that she believes there are thousands of Segun Toriola, and Funke Oshonaike’s all over Nigeria and all we need to do is discover these ones.
“I always have that conviction that we have raw talents in the country and all we need is just to harness them, The 43-year-old Tennis Veteran told brila.net.
Oshonaike further stressed that this her my own way of giving back to the country that made her and also an opportunity to discover another champion that will take over from people like (Segun) Toriola and herself.
The competition will start on Thursday by 2 pm at the Table Tennis section of the Lagos Country club, Ikeja, Lagos.