Funke – Treasure Table Tennis Championship (F3TC) has the honour of having the support and coaching of a female table tennis icon, 5-time Table Tennis Olympian; Level Two High Performance coach ITTF certified and Sports & Execrise Analyst, Ms Abosede Kafo, who doubles as the lead coach for the championship.
Uche is a creative photographer and broadcaster with Metro FM 97.7 Lagos.
He is an award winning performance poet and the author of poetry collections, “SCAR in the HEART” published in 2014; and “Songs to a Flowerbird” published in 2018 .
1st Prize winner of ANA Lagos Poetry Performance Festival (LASPOFEST)Prize 2006
2nd Prize Poetry
Winner of Ken Saro-Wiwa Contest USA 2010,
2nd runner-up – National Poetry Slam competition 2012
2nd runner-up for FNL POETRY Competition 2012 and
1st prize Winner (March) of Poetry – African Street
Spoken Word Poet of the Year 2015 at the Nigerian Writer’s Award 2016.
2nd runner-up in the Enugu poetry prize 2018
1st Prize Humanitarian Reporter Award 2018
(Peace and Conflict Resolution Category)
Your school will benefit from the competition in the following ways:
A two- day Coaching Clinic embedded in the Championship in which participating girls will benefit from empowerment sessions on financial literacy, confidence building, reproductive health and rights and other life skills. International trainers will train the girls.
Prizes: The winning school/girl will go away with a branded Table Tennis board, a trophy, a medal, a certificate of participation, while the winning girl competitor goes away with a laptop. There will be lots of gifts from our event supporters for all participants.
Post Event Benefits
Continuous Mentorship/ Coaching Outstanding participating girls will continuously be coached and groomed by F3TC and the Oyo State Table Tennis Association in partnership with the Oyo State Ministry of Youths and Sports.
Friendlies: There will be opportunities for travel and exposure to neighbouring states for competition
School Visibility: There will be increased brand visibility for your school.
Kindly confirm your participation to Mr. Niyi Alebiosu on 0802.300.0752.
Also download, fill and return the attached forms on or before 15th August, 2018 to Mrs. Bolatito Joseph at Radio Nigeria, Broadcasting House, Oba Adebimpe road, Dugbe, Ibadan.
Use the link below to download the application forms for the two nominated girls from your school.
These are popular media professionals who have distinguished themselves in their careers in the country.
The ambassadors will be coached by a female table tennis icon, 5- Time Table Tennis Olympian; Level Two High Performance Coach ITTF certified and Sports & Exercise Analyst, Ms. Abosede Kafo, who doubles as the lead coach for the championship.
F3TC’s initiator and founder, Ms. Funke-Treasure Durodola, a leading media professional will also be part of the team.
Championship ambassadors can adopt a promising girl in any of the three categories in our Adopt –A- Girl Programme.
This would ensure such a girl remains in school and keeps her interest in Table Tennis alive.
We leave your support in that wise to your imagination and preferences.
The F3TC Lagos Novelty Match is being planned for Thursday August 2, 2018.
We celebrate your continued influence and star power online and in the print media.
When influencers like you identify with projects like this, it gains traction and the buy- in of the people.
We therefore ask for your kind support, clout and platform to enable the F3TC achieve the success it deserves.
Signed:The F3TC Team
The maiden edition of The Funke – Treasure Table Tennis Championship (F3TC) is scheduled to hold in the city of Ibadan for September 18-21 2018.
For an overview and to download the concept paper, please click here.