A NEW TABLE TENNIS CHAMPION EMERGE AS THE MAIDEN EDITION OF IKODASS INDOOR GAME YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP
At the Ikodass Indoor Games Youth Championship grand finally and finals, the table tennis finals took place and the male finals was between MATHEW KUTTI THE LAGOS STATE TABLE TENNIS YOUTH CHAMPION and OMODARA BLESSING the rival to the champion, it was a tough game for both competitor as they battle on table having the scores just one above each other, the game of best of five dragged as 1-1 to 2-2 and at the end a champion was emerged as the scores ended at 3-2 OMODARA BLESSING carried the day and he was emerged as the New and first ikodass indoor games Table tennis champion
The ikodass chairman gave his speech-making it know that this is the best way to make the best of this upcoming generation, a Leader in the sports industry, and having other productive areas of life. With this we can make them have a better life and a better future than doing drugs, cultism and other wrong means of life.
He thanked the parents who permitted their children to partake in this great sports competition. He made it CLEAR to them that the competition was not for ikodass to make money but to bring out the best and talent in this upcoming youth also helping them find the way to go about Life. Catch them young he said, and they will not miss becoming great.
He further thanked all the sponsors who gave to make the event successful without them it will not get this far, the sponsors are: –
- Hon. Com. For Agric
- Hon.Com. For Transport
- Ikorodu Resource Group/ Management of town hall
- Lagos State Private School Association ably led Alhaji Olawale Amusa
- Mr Deen Sanwoolu (i-Care Foundation)
- Mrs Jadesola Otubanjo
- Onward Movement of Nigeria
- Rhoda Youth Center
- EROZ Place
- New House Hotel
- PEPC Foundation
- Alhaji Kola Akinsanya
He promised to take the youth beyond the bars of Ikorodu, whereby having them, compete in international and national competitions, he believes champions can emerge from Ikorodu and this is the idea behind the theme Ikodass this yeah time, Change the Narratives.
The next Edition is coming up in December 2021 which he promises to be a better one and larger event. He said the plan was to have 7 games altogether but at the entry of the participants only 4 games had the most qualified competitors, he advised all the youth to train more and get fit for the next edition. For they will be a better publicity and awareness to make this opportunity available to all.
All the champions of the games Chess, Scrabble, Snooker and Table Tennis were rewarded with gold, silver and bronze medals and prices money were given while all the participants were ISSUED SPORTSMANSHIP CERTIFICATES gifts for participating also received glorious presidential handshake.