The stage is now set for the duo of Gideon John and Shehu Bamidele as both men are billed to play in the final today Saturday 17 April having won their semi-final games at the ongoing V Bank Lagos Country Club Snooker tournament.
The 3rd place match which comes up the same day will be between Abiodun Christopher and Victor Ukueku. The kicked-off time for the 3rd place is 4.30 pm while the grand finale followed immediately by 6.00 pm
Besides, the new champion will smile home with the tournament’s prize money plus consolation gifts courtesy of V Bank, Nigeria’s foremost digital bank while the other finalists will equally go home with consolation prizes and cash gifts respectively.
In the semi-final games played on Thursday, April 15, Gideon John defeated Abiodun Christopher while Shehu Bamidele outplayed Victor Ukueku.
Reporting the quarter-final games played during the week, Victor Ukueku had defeated Edafe Agbah to secure a seat in the semi-finals while Shehu Bamidele defeated former champion and tournament favourite, Waliu Nojeem in a fiercely contested battle.
Recall, Waliu Nojeem emerged winner of the maiden edition of the Vbank snooker tournament held at e-bar last year December.
While Gideon John and Abiodun Christopher also outplayed Olu Fagbemi and Ademola Ogunnisi respectively in the first round of the quarter-finals played on Tuesday.
The final games will take place today Saturday, 17 April at the Lagos Country Club, Ikeja
The Snooker tournament is sponsored by V Bank, Nigeria’s leading digital banking app.