Nigeria jumped to an impressive start in the 2023 Davis Cup Africa Group IV international tennis tournament after dismantling Angola 3-0 today.
First on the clay court for Team Nigeria was Wilson Igbinovia who outslugged Fernando Andre 6-1, 6-3 while Christopher Bulus beat Chris Lukanu 6-4, 6-4.
In the doubles game, the Nigerian duo of David Ekpeyong and Uchenna Oparaji combined to defeat the Angolan pairing of Fernando Andre and Denilson Bento 6-3, 6-2 to wrap up an emphatic win for Nigeria.
Up next for Nigeria tomorrow in Pool B is a clash with Mozambique who lost 0-3 to hosts Rwanda earlier today.
Top two teams from the two round robin pools of A and B will qualify for the semifinal where winners will pick up the two promotional tickets available in the competition.
The competition will come to a close on 29 July 2023.