Delta Top National Para-table Tennis Trials

BY EZE CHRISTAIN
Delta State emerged the overall winner of the 1st phase of the National Open trials for Para-table Tennis Championship held at National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos recently.
Delta State secured eight gold, eight silver and five bronze medals to emerge the winner of the trials and Ogun State came second with three gold, three Silver and a bronze medal while Edo State settled for the third position with three gold and a bronze medal.
The four-day trials which was held between 13-16 of this month was primarily for the selection of athletes that will represent the country at the 2015 All African Games in Congo Brazaville as well as the 2016 Para- lympics Games in Brazils.
A total of 17 states participated in the trials including Delta, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Edo and Ekiti.
Others are FCT Abuja, Imo, Lagos Kwara, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo Taraba and Zamfara state respectively.