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Sports News of Sunday, 31 May 2020

Source: Tenolf Sports Ghana

Asamoah Gyan defeats tennis champion


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The general captain of the Black Stars and African highest goal scorer in the FIFA World cup, Asamoah Gyan on Saturday, May 30, 2020 defeated Baboo in a Tennis friendly game.

Ismaila Nii Lante Lamptey popularly known as Baboo is a social tennis champion having won three of last four editions of the Tema Tennis Singles Open.

Baboo is the CEO of the Baboo Group, a company with Baboo Tennis Academy, Baboo Sports shops that sells Babolat tennis racquet and apparels in Tema and Accra and Baboo fitness center as subsidiaries.

The game which lasted for about 5 hours saw both players exhibiting their prowess, but with his fighting spirit he always displays for the Black Stars, Asamoah Gyan fought hard to defeat Baboo by 5-7 7-5 6-3 5-7 6-4.

Many in the Tennis fraternity were not surprised after Baboo managed to defeat Gyan by 3,1 in the first leg at the TOR tennis court on May 2, 2020.

The final match is schedule to take place at the Accra Sports Stadium Tennis court after the ban on social gathering is lifted.

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