Elizabeth Ekong, ex national tennis coach passes on

Elizabeth Ekong, ex national tennis coach passes on


A former national chief tennis coach Elizabeth Ekong is dead.

The Nigerian tennis  community is in mourning mode following the death of the iconic tennis coach who  was pivotal in the training and  moulding some of the great figures to come  out of the shores of the country

A one time top rated female player Ekong dedicated her life to tennis by coaching after retirement. She also officiated after leaving coaching.

Her death was confirmed yesterday by her family.  former President  of the Nigeria Tennis Federation Sank Ndanusa said Ekong’s demise was a blow to Nigerian tennis .

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Players featuring at the ongoing ITF Open in Abuja were said to be weighed down by the loss of a one time  tennis great, who left her legacy in the path of life


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