11 November 2012

Nigeria: Squash - Brothers Win U-15, U-19 At Lagos Classic

The Adegoke brothers, Onaopemipo and Temiloluwa, on Saturday won the U-15 and U-19 categories of the Lagos Squash Classic.

Nine-year-old Onaopemipo defeated Tobiloba Jimoh (14) 3-2 in the U-15 category, while his older brother, Temiloluwa, 15, defeated Lanre Pratt, 16, 3- 0 in the U-19.

Onaopemipo described the match as interesting, but Jimoh, told NAN that he was disappointed with the outcome.

"It is so annoying, I trained hard to get to this point, only to lose, it's painful.

"I will go back to training so that next time when I meet Onas as he is fondly called, I can perform better and win," Jimoh said.

Onaopemipo said he was happy to retain his title as champion of the U-15 team.

"I feel great, I am happy, It wasn't easy, but I am grateful to God because Tobiloba is a fantastic player too," he said.

NAN reports that Adegoke had won the U-15 category at the Lagos Open Competition held in August.

Pratt told NAN that he would return to training to perfect his skills.

The U-19 winner, Temiloluwa, said he would not rest on his oars but would resume training in preparation for the National Sports Festival.

"My fans are expecting more from me and my aim is to remain on top at the festival, by God's grace,"' he added.


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