It was all about the Nigerian Scrabble players at the 2018 African Scrabble Championship held in Kiriyangi, Kenya.
Just as they did at the just concluded World Scrabble Championship, the duo of Moses Peter and Wellington Jighere were the highest ranked Nigerian players at the African Championship.
While the duo ended 1st and 2nd respectively, Eta Karo finished 3rd to complete a sweep for team Nigeria.
Moses Peter who is the current National champion and 2nd best scrabble player in the world added the african title to his accolades to end 2018 on a high.
Wellington Jighere who was gunning for his third title could only finish in the 2nd place.
The final table
Below are the positioning of Nigeria’s players at the championship:
1. Peter, Moses
2. Jighere, Wellington
3. Karo, Eta
4. Oyende, Allan
5. Ikekeregor, Dennis
7. Njoroge, Stanley
8. Etim, Nsikan
9. Gbaraba, Raymond
10. Oduwole, Olatunde
11. Mbugua, Nicholas
By: Tope Adefala