Ikoyi Club celebrates 75th anniversary

Ikoyi Club 1938 has rolled out schedules of various sports events as it celebrates 75 years of its existence.

According to the chairman of the anniversary committee, Yomi Orenuga, who is also the vice chairman of the club, the 75th anniversary represents “the celebration of a gift that endured, which will open a new chapter in the club’s existence.”

The celebration will start on September 23 but the games will commence the following day at all the sports sections. The sports are swimming, golf, tennis, table tennis, squash, badminton, snooker and other sports.

The celebration will also feature health talks, anniversary lecture and a cultural evening.

Chairman of the club, Mr. Adewale Doherty, said part of the club’s pride is in keeping with its philosophy of fostering global harmony through recreation. He added that the club had helped in the nurturing of talented swimmers that have won laurels for Nigeria.

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