The Kaduna State Ministry of Sports Development has consitituted a six man committee to organize the maiden edition of the U16 clay court tennis tournament.
A release sign by the state information officer Jummai Nuhu and made available to the news Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday said the event will run from Jan.20 to Jan.26.
The statement states that the tournament will be sponsored by the Northern Cables Processing and Manufacturing Company (NOCACO).
” This tournament is to revive tennis in the state.
The committee is to be headed by the state commissioner for sports,Prof. Kabir Mato, Permanent Secretary,Umar Kabiru- Ibrahim as vice Chairman.
Others are Yakubu Ibrahim, Director of Sports,Ubale Mohammed,Head Coach Tennis Association,Ismaila Umaru and a representative of the tournament sponsors.