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Tennis Vision 2035 gets boost with donation of equipment


Sadiq Abdullahi takes to the court with former Nigeria football international, Segun Odegbami, right

By Anthony Maliki

A programme of action under “The Tennis Vision 2035” to turn around the lost glory of tennis in Nigeria has continue to achieve results.
Under it, The Tennis Vision 2035 Team has completed the 2025-2035 Comprehensive Junior Tennis Development Plan and the calendar.
This was contained in a Facebook post by Sadiq A. Abdullahi, co-founder The Tennis Vision 2035 (TV35) Inc. from his US base.
The post was forwarded to Apex News Exclusive by an ardent Tennis enthusiast, Mr. Ewaoche Ameh.
Abdullahi who was Nigeria Tennis champion for 1986, 1987 and 1988, said they have started receiving equipment and donations from individuals and organizations under the programme.

Sadiq instructs young tennis players

He thanked one of their founders Chief Ashimiu Oba, the president of the Ogun State Wheelchair Tennis Association for his generosity and donations.
According to Abdullahi, who represented Nigeria at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, the list of affiliated coaches is growing while letters of endorsement, partnership and sponsorship will soon be going out.
He stressed that more information on how to support the effort will be shared shortly including where to send used or new equipment to in other to address the challenges facing junior tennis development in Nigeria.
Abdullahi is an adjunct professor at Florida International University and Miami Dade College in the United States.

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