As the grande Finale of Lawyers Table Tennis Open(Mfon Usoro cup) approaches, lawyers will conclude their final training session at the National Stadium,Lagos tomorrow giving way for the preliminaries scheduled to begin on the 14th of October while the finals will hold on the 21st of October 2017.
Call Mr John on 08034543700 to register
Lawyers’ Table Tennis Open (MFON USORO CUP) was founded in 2009 . The idea was inspired by a vision to promote the culture of leisure and healthy living among lawyers and a mission to use sports to create a platform upon which the vision would be realised. The Naming right is held by a well-known Nigerian Lawyer Mfon Usoro who till date sponsors the annual event which is the biggest sporting event among lawyers in Nigeria. On the 17th of October 2009, the first official final of the tournament was held at the National Stadium in Lagos. The title of the tournament is named after her “LAWYERS’ TABLE TENNIS OPEN, MFON USORO CUP”. Till date, she is the single highest sponsor of the event.
The event conforms to international standards. This is made possible by the synergy which has been formed between the organizers of the event and the Nigerian Table Tennis Federation. The event is officiated by the umpires of Nigerian Table Tennis Federation and world class coaches are also integrated into the Tournament. It has also enjoyed the sponsorship of multinational companies. See www.lawyersgames.com.
Today, lawyers in practice and the corporate world across Nigeria participate in this yearly tournament which comes with lots of prizes which in the past eight years have cut across, cash, books and return tickets to IBA Conferences.
About 42 lawyers coming from across the country have indicated interest to participate in the 9th edition of the tournament.