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Re: Serena and Venus are confirmed to go to Africa...Nov10th.. so no YEC?

I need a source.
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Re: Serena and Venus are confirmed to go to Africa...Nov10th.. so no YEC?

They will fly to Lagos directly after finishing YEC in Doha!!!
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Williams sisters confirm visit to Nigeria
By Festus Abu
Published: Friday, 19 Sep 2008
Tennis stars - Serena and Venus Williams - have confirmed their visit to Nigeria to motivate the youths.

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The Americans, who have won three of the four Grand Slam titles, are expected to be in Lagos from November 10 to 12.

According to the Director of the International Tennis Academy, Godwin Kienka, in Lagos on Thursday, the players, who have earned over $42 million prize money playing the game, will play an exhibition match - their first in Africa - and run a clinic for 1,000 young players selected from all parts of the country.

He added that Serena and Venus would support orphans in some orphanages to take to sport as a window of opportunity to dignity, self-confidence, fame and fortune.

?Venus is especially excited because it will her first visit to Africa,” Kienka said.

He said the committees set up for the visit had been working silently to ensure a great show.

The committees include logistics, security, medical, hospitality and technical.A former chairman of the defunct OMPADEC, Chief A.K Horsefall, is the chairman of the Venus and Serena Visit.

Other prominent Nigerians in the committee include Admiral A.O Oni, George Etomi, Chief Segun Odegbami,Mr. Paul Bassey, Prince Oladunjoye, Bunmi Akinkugbe and the President of the Nigeria Tennis Federation, Mr. Sani Ndanusa.

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Re: Serena and Venus are confirmed to go to Africa...Nov10th.. so no YEC?

theres your damn source
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Re: Serena and Venus are confirmed to go to Africa...Nov10th.. so no YEC?

you know that they are in no way going to fly out the same day and play an exhibition
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Re: Serena and Venus are confirmed to go to Africa...Nov10th.. so no YEC?

another source said 11-12 nov
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i need a damn source for the 11th-12th
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serena has already qualified why would she schedule to go to Afrika before the event finishes....doesnt make sense
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Re: Serena and Venus are confirmed to go to Africa...Nov10th.. so no YEC?

because shes not going to play the YEC... why would she waste her time with the rest of the year? its not a major
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Re: Serena and Venus are confirmed to go to Africa...Nov10th.. so no YEC?

come on
YEC is Nov 4-9
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come on
YEC is Nov 4-9
Yea...either way she's fine leaving the 10th or 11th

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