A total of one hundred table tennis players will jostle for positions and placement in a quarterly trials which would begin on today at the sports-hall of Mobolaji Johnson Sport centre, Rowe Park, Yaba, Lagos.
The table tennis players a made up of sixty male and forty female players.
The gesture, is in line with the objective of Lagos State Table Tennis Association, LSSTTA, in ensuring that the state’s ping-pongers are in shape and well evaluated at all times.
The trials, according to the secretary of the association, Ayobayomi Morakinyo, is aimed at encouraging the athletes to compete for individual ranking just like the international ranking system.
Morakinyo, stressed that Union Bank, Union Maritime, Nigerian Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp, O’Jeez and Free Style Table Tennis Clubs were among the clubs to feature in the event.
The trial will be played on a round robin format for the male and female categories as the first, second and joint third positions will receive prize moneys.