Udo-Akagha emerges winner of HotSports Ladder Challenge
The 2014 Annual HotSports Ladder Challenge ended at the weekend at the Lagos Country Club. The 11 days of squash game actions, produced Imo Udo-Akagha as champion.
Udo-Akagha garnered 71 points to win the 6th edition of the tournament. Cyril Ayimere and Fred Udo-Akagha who earned 66 and 63 points came second and third respectively.
The veteran category meant for players who are 50 years and above was won by Bode Falore who got 43 points. Bayo Sodade came second, while Taye Ige emerged third.
Chairman of the Lagos Country Club Squash Section, Demola Olusunmade, commended HotSports for bankrolling the competition in the last six years. He added that the HotSports Ladder Challenge had become the foremost competition in the club.
“We thank HotSports for doing this for the Squash Section and indeed the game of squash. We also urge the company not to relent in its genuine effort to popularise the game,” Olusunmade said.
The CEO of HotSports, Taye Ige, congratulated winners of the competition and lauded all the participants for the spirit of sportsmanship exhibited.
He said, “We consider it a privilege to sponsor this tournament and I must say we are happy to do this because of HotSports’ commitment to the development of the game in Nigeria.”