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More Nigerians crash out of Governor’s Cup


’Tana Aiyejina More Nigerians have crashed out in the men’s singles event of the ongoing 16th Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis Championship. Moses Michael, Umaru Balami and  Albert Bikom were sent packing on Tuesday, joining their compatriots Christian Paul, Christopher Bulus and Joseph Iyorovbe, who were all stopped in the first round on Monday at the […]

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