The chief executive officer of McDan Group of companies, Dr. Daniel McKorley has expressed optimism that the interest in this year’s McDan Open Tennis Championship will grow to a higher notch.
According to the charismatic tennis buff, the tennis championship has grown in leaps and bounds, taking into account how it has provided a relieving departure for the athletes who starved tournaments of this magnitude, designed to unearth and harness talents.
He stated that, tennis, is a discipline with a broad spectrum of fanatics and interests and abounding with talents were the bread-and-butter factors that motivated the McDan Group to come on board to salvage the sport from its dwindling fortunes and predicaments.
He further stated that this year’s competition is going several notches up in terms of the prize monies for the deserving athletes.
Speaking to Rainbow Sportsonline.com, the tennis enthusiast reiterated his passion to see tennis players soar to dizzy heights.
He added that, his pride and joy is to see every tennis player desirous of making the grade, rise to the apex of success or establish themselves as powerhouses on the continent and abroad.
My expectation for the upcoming tournament is to see our compatriots cover themselves with so much luster and glory, given that the Nigerians were the athletes who gained hegemony in the previous tournament.” he intimated”
The McDan Open Tennis championship which commenced four seasons ago, with this year’s edition, being the second in a row since the organizers spread its net wide to cover West Africa, will host the likes of Wisdom Naa Adrago, Jeff Baggerbaseh-winner of the maiden edition,
Benjamin Fumi and Nigerian pair Michael Moses and Sarah Adegoke, winners in both the male and female categories.
The championship will kick off on April 25 to 29, 2017 at the tennis court of Ohene Gyan Sports Stadium.
By: Nana Prempeh.