The Midlands Tennis Board (MBT) is appealing to companies in Midlands to sponsor them ahead of the Midlands Closed Junior Tennis Tournament, BusinessMail can report.
The tennis tournament is scheduled for 30 and 31th of October 2021 at Kwekwe Sports Club with invited participants from Gweru, Zvishavane, Harare Province, Masvingo Bulawayo and Mashonaland West.
The board chairperson, Phillip Chiwundura said that the main objective is to promote tennis in Midlands Province and the country as a whole by creating a platform for kids to compete and learn from each other.
“We are hosting Tennis tournament for 18 and Under on the 30 and 31th of October 2021. The main objective is to promote tennis in Midlands Province and the country as a whole by creating a platform for kids to compete and learn from each other,” he said.
However, Chiwundura added that the board is currently running from its own funds since it does not currently have sponsorship
“We are also appealing to companies in Midlands to support us by supporting these kids through sponsorship,” he said.
The board is expecting at least 60 players to compete under different age groups, starting from beginners who are the red ball players(12 and under) to the green ball players (18 and under).
“For the tournament winners, we have medals and other prices which are not monetary. We are not allowed to use money for under 18 players or junior tournament,” Chiwundura said.
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