By Mmachi Ilechukwu
The chairman of the Lagos State Badminton Association, Frank Orbih was full of optimism when he announced that team Lagos was ready to clear all the gold medals at stake in the national sports festival, Eko 2012 and in Calabar 2013.
Orbih made this statement at the 2ndQuarterly Lagos state badminton closed championship at the Lagos country club Ikeja at the weekend.
On strategies for success in 2013, he replied; “we will discover players from here and train them, we will also be getting the best of equipment for our players for them to be in a proper state of mind and we will present a team that is truly Lagos, we will not buy players”.
The tournament saw three matches, male singles and double and the female singles with Femi Bioku emerging as the winner for male singles and Tosin Omoneyi the winner for the female singles.