The debut edition of the V Bank Open Snookers and Billiards Tournament will kick off in Lagos on Tuesday, 30th of March at the Lagos Country Club.
A product of VFD Microfinance Bank, V Bank first showed its interest in the sports when it held a snooker tournament last December in partnership with Ebar, Lagos, said a statement.
That competition was won by Waliu Wale Nojimu, with Samuel Olumide and Dafe Agbah finishing in second and third places, respectively. This Easter Open tournament promises to be even bigger.
According to the Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, for VFD Group: “At VFD Microfinance bank, we’re not only passionate about building financial solutions but being a key contributor to our operating environment. This means that we take recreation activities seriously and investing in a sporting tournament is our way of encouraging people to take breaks to rejuvenate their bodies because good health is priceless wealth,” said Efeturi Doghudje.
The two-week open tournament is held in partnership with the Snooker and Billiards section of the Lagos Country Club, where the games will hold, and has a total cash winnings of up to six hundred thousand Naira.
Registration is currently ongoing and will end on Saturday, 27th March 2021 when the preliminary games that will produce the 32 contestants for the Snookers tournament will hold for three days. The tournament proper begins on Tuesday 30th March and will run till Saturday the 10th Of April 2021.
Interested participants can register by downloading the V Bank App from either the IOS or Play Store and use the code VBLCCT to activate the account with the sum of 5000 Naira. Existing customers can also participate by maintaining a minimum of 5,000 Naira in their account, and then send an email titled, ’Snooker’ to email@example.com, to secure a spot.
The V bank Lagos Country Club tournament is an exciting way to spend this Easter. Come and watch or play.