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NOGIG 2014: Swimming takes centre stage

The Olympic size swimming pool of the Chevron Recreation Centre will be the centre of attention as swimmers competing in the 2014 Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games will battle for honours in the swimming events beginning today.

In the basketball event which began Monday at the same centre, NNPC exhibited class after overrunning NAOC by 60-4 margin. Team Chevron dismissed Team Total 24-20 in a closely fought encounter, while Team Mobil also decisioned Team Shell 19-16.

Apart from swimming, the centre is also witnessing action in scrabble and chess

At the Ikoyi Club 1938 centre, action continues today in tennis as the mens singles event enters the quarterfinal stage this morning.

Sam Adoki of Chevron who walked over Meki Nzewi, also of Chevron will confront Makinde representing DPR. In other matches, Kayode(Total) who defeated Victor Ifejika(NAOC) will face Iloeje(NNPC). Rume(Mobil) will face Bashir of NNPC while Cornell(ExxonMobil) meets Debo(NLNG).

In the ladies singles category, semi final matches will be played this morning as Ogechi(NNPC)  confronts Juliet(Chevron) while Esther(Shell) takes on Ulo Kasuwa(NNPC).


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