Obasi Wins 2015 FCT SWAN Week Table Tennis Event


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Michael Obasi of Hot Fm Abuja has emerged the champion of the table tennis event of the 2015 FCT SWAN week.
Obasi who is playing his third consecutive final defeated Victor Iroele of Rhythm FM 3-1(11-5, 11-8, 9-11, 12-10) on Monday to take home a giant trophy which will be exchanged for monetary reward at the Gala and Award Night billed for Thursday.
“I am really motivated by the turn out I saw today, the singing and dancing from the crowed motivated me to the title.
I also want to thank the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, FCT chapter for this huge event.” Obasi said.
Runners up Victor Iroele believes it was a keenly contested final while also admitting that he wasn’t back to full fitness.
“I could have won, especially after taking the second set, all I need to do now is to work on my fitness and I will be back to my best.” The former Chairman SWAN, FCT chapter said
Other participants in the table tennis event include, Udeme George, Alonge Paul, Folusho Alade, Olawale Alabi, Oluwole F., Lekan Killa among others.
The 2015 FCT SWAN Week continues on Wednesday with two seminars which will focus on Rio 2016 Olympic Games and the future of the women football league in Nigeria. Activities would be rounded off on Thursday, 19th November 2015, with a Gala and Award Night where members who distinguished themselves during the course of the year would be honored.