Promoter, Chamberlain Squash Open, Chamberlain Usoh, has said his vision is to promote and develop Squash in Nigeria amongst the youth and bring up a new generation of players that will represent the country at the National and International levels.
Chamberlain stated this at the maiden edition of Chamberlain Squash Open (CSO) in Lagos
He disclosed that 89 professional players comprising men, women, local and foreign players have registered for the competition
He said the aim is to foster cohesion, enhance health fitness and promote friendship within the squash community adding that the vision is to hoist Nigeria’s flag on the international sporting arena”.
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“We want to see more Nigerian Squash Players get ranked in the Professional Squash Association’s (PSA) global ranking, within the shortest possible time.
“It is heartwarming to know the keen interest and deep love many of you have shown this tournament. We have 89 professional players comprising men, women, local and foreign players who are duly registered for this competition,” he said.
He commended the President Nigeria Squash Federation for supporting the programme.
“I also want to thank all the organisations who have partnered with us, supported and contributed to the success of this event and be rest assured the programme will get better as we organize subsequent editions.
“Our special appreciation goes to the following: the Federal Ministry of Sport and Youth Development, Nigeria Squash Federation (NSF), Mr. Boye Oyerinde and members of the Professional Squash Players Association of Nigeria (PSPAN)”.
“We seek to identify, harvest and harness raw talents and equally cultivate a robust competitive spirit amongst the players irrespective of age or gender,” he said.