Marylove Edwards Emerge 3rd At The 2016 ITF/CAT U-12 Programme

11 years old Marylove Edwards emerge third at the 2016 ITF/CAT 12 & Under Talent Identification Programme in Morocco.

Marylove beat her Kenyan opponent 6-1, 6-1 in the third-place match after losing 7-5, 6-7, 4-6 to her Moroccan opponent in the semi-final.

The tennis competition which held between August 26 to 28 recorded participants of over 80 players from 25 countries.

Marylove who is being managed by creative talent agency, Temple Management Company was sponsored on the trip by Zenith Bank PLC.

She was born on March 18, 2005 and started playing tennis at the tender age of four under the guidance of her father, Eddy Edwards while she was coached by Nigeria junior tennis head coach, Mohammed Ubale.

Before her trip to Morocco, the Ishan, Edo State-born champion won last year’s U-14 CBN Junior Tennis Championship and the NNPC Junior Tennis Masters.