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Okpala undergoing rehabilitation returns to tennis courts

Mrs Nonye Soludo said she was impressed with Ms Okpala’s training, work rate, footwork, flexibility and her understanding of tennis.

• March 2, 2024
Former Tennis Star, Tania Okpala
Former Tennis Star, Tania Okpala

Former Tennis Star, Tania Okpala, who is undergoing rehabilitation from drug- related challenges, has returned to tennis courts.

Ms Okpala, who had joined City Sports Club on the sponsorship of Nonye Soludo, engaged in routine trainings as part of her rehabilitation process.

Mrs Soludo, wife of Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State, who described herself as Ms Okpala’s number one fan, expressed satisfaction at her level of recovery after seeing her play again.

According to Mrs Soludo, the training is part of her process of recovery, saying it keeps her busy, focused and mentally balanced.

“I am impressed with her training and work rate, her footwork, flexibility and understanding of the game. I am committed to Tania’s full recovery, as she recovers, we will engage her positively to ensure she goes back to tertiary institution for further studies,” she said.

Mrs Soludo took over the rehabilitation and welfare of Ms Okpala after she was seen in viral video roaming the streets of Awka with visible signs of psycho-social challenges.

Ms Okpala is a former national junior tennis champion.


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