Nigeria to debut at Wheelchair Tennis World Cup

Nigeria will be making its debut in the Wheelchair Tennis World Cup which begins today, May the 21th in Seoul, South Korea. The four-man Nigerian … Continue reading Nigeria to debut at Wheelchair Tennis World Cup


Nigeria will be making its debut in the Wheelchair Tennis World Cup which begins today, May the 21th in Seoul, South Korea.

The four-man Nigerian team made up of Wasiu Yusuf, Alex Adewale and Jude Uwaize alongside coach, Frank Tarmena have arrived in Seoul for the one week tournament.

Nigeria is Africa’s sole representative in the event and will be slugging it out with the likes of Germany, Australia, Thailand and Israel in Group II in which has twelve teams.

While a top-three placement will see it gain promotion into the group which has Netherlands, France, Sweden Poland, Belgium and Great Britain.

A top-three placement will see it gain promotion into Group I which has global powerhouses like The Netherlands, France, Sweden, Poland, Belgium and Great Britain. Supported by the Cruyff Foundation, The BNP Paribas World Team Cup is the wheelchair tennis equivalent of the Davis Cup (Men) and Fed Cup (Women).