Onitsha country club unveils state of the art indoor sports facility


In a significant development for sports enthusiasts in Anambra State, the Onitsha Country Club in Fegge, Onitsha South Council area, has commissioned a brand-new indoor sports hall building.

Equipped with cutting-edge sporting facilities, this state-of-the-art complex is poised to revolutionize the sports landscape in the region.

The commissioning ceremony was performed by the Senator Representing Anambra South Senatorial zone at the National Assembly, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah.

A Lawn Tennis Championship tournament was held on Friday at the club as part of activities to commemorate the one year in office of the President of the Club, Chief Kingsley Ajulufo.

Performing the ceremony, Senator Ubah, commended the members and executive of the club for their efforts towards reviving sports in the State, pledging to support the club towards restoring the glory of sports in Anambra State.

On his part, the Chief Executive Officer, Dozzy Oil, Sir Daniel Chukwudozie while presenting the trophy to the winners of the tournament noted that the club has succeeded in promoting unity among the people through sports, encouraging them not to relent and prayed for love and unity among them.

Earlier, the Chairman on the occasion, Sir Felix Maduike thanked God for the success story recorded by the present administration of the club, saying that since inception of the club they have been celebrating and commissioning projects, calling on the club members to give their leaders maximum support.

In his welcome address, the President of Onitsha Country Club, Chief Ajulufo who pledged the club’s commitment towards developing sports in the state, enumerated most of the achievements of his administration within one year in office, thanking members of the club for their continued support.

Speaking to the ABS in their separates interviews some members of the club, Chief Philip Awiaka, Sir Cletus Ezeigwe, Chief Emeka Rikwamndu and a Former President of the Club, Chief Ikechukwu Ezenwa commended the leadership quality of Chief Ajulufo and the success story recorded since he took over the mantle of leadership of the club and promised their support to his administration.

Reacting to the championship tournament sponsored by Tin Jam Energy Drink which produced Chief Emeka Emewulu as the club’s 2024 champion, the Captain, Onitsha Country Club, Chief Boniface Olisakwe noted that the Champion and his opponent were groomed at the Club, saying that the club is noted for its ability to produce Lawn Tennis Stars.

The Champion of the tournament, Chief Emeka Emewulu and his opponent, Chief Chukwuma Ubah expressed joy at the turn out of the tournament despite the rain describing it as a win win tournament for both of them.

Highpoint of the event was the presentation of trophy and medal to the champion by Sir Dan, commissioning of the building and facility proper by Senator Ubah, recognition of Anambra State secondary school single and double champions in Lawn Tennis, Master Chukwueloka and Chukwuebuka Mmadukaife among other events.

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