By Johnny Edward:
The maiden edition of the Chamberlain Squash Open will be held from Sunday to 26 August at the squash section of the Lagos Country Club in Ikeja, the organisers of the event have informed Completesportnigeria.com.
The sponsor of the tournament Chamberlain Usoh revealed that the winner of the competition will get $12,000.
He also revealed that 89 players have registered to compete for the event which has attracted no fewer that four foreign players.
“This open will help squash grow because it was lacking the needed attention with in this country,” Usoh said.
Usoh also disclosed that there will be six categories in the tournament as he urged players to take full advantage of the opportunity to improve their skills.
He also showed appreciation to the Federal Ministry of Sports and Youth Development, the Nigeria Squash Federation and the Professional Squash Players Association of Nigeria (PSPAN).