Winners Of 2022 CBN Junior Tennis Tournament

Winners have emerged in the 2022 CBN Junior Tennis Tournament held in Lagos.

Murewa Egbeyemi and Success Ogunjobi emerged the tournament’s Most Valuable Player in the male and female categories respectively.

Murewa also won the 10-under title after defeating Dubem Amasiani 9-4 in a one-sided match. The story was not the same for Ogunjobi who, although lost the girls 14 under title to Bright Emmanuel 4-9, was rated as the most improved female player (in her category) by the organisers.

In other matches, the Ogunsakin brothers were the biggest winners as Seyi and Seun beat their opponents in the 12-under and 16-under categories.

Seyi Ogunsakin defeated Husseini Ayoola 9-3. In the Boys 14-under Joel Benjamin dismissed Joseph Ogunyemi 9-4, while Ndidi Osaji lost to Ndifreke Benjamin 5-9 in the girls 12-under category.

Speaking at the end of the 2022 CBN Junior Tennis Tournament, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Director of Corporate Communications, Osita Nwanisobi, said the organisation was happy with the outcome of its sponsorship of the annual tournament.

In his words:

“Today we find products of this tournament dominating the West African circuit and we are gratified that players from this tourney have gone up to dominate the senior championships. That is the essence.”

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