The Second Edition of the National Badminton Open Championship taking place in Katsina has so far lived up to its billing as younger players are giving the Elite players a run for their Money.
Peace Orji one of the Elite Players in the Tournament says the performance of the Younger ones is a pointer to the future of the Sport in the Country.
The Organisers and Leadership of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria believe that with what it has seen in the past 4 days, Nigeria will be a force to reckon with at the International Stage
The Chairman Katsina State Badminton Association and Host of the Championship said the level of officiating has improved tremendously owing to the refresher course that was Organised for Umpires earlier in the Year.
The Players have appealed for more Competitions to keep them in Shape and gainfully Employed.
Over 130 Players from 18 states are participating in the 5-day Tournament.