WELLINGTON Jighere, the 2015 world scrabble champ, on Friday in Abuja said an online scrabble competition against Team Pakistan will prepare Nigerian gamers for future occasions.

Jighere told the News Company of Nigeria (NAN) the competitors was required in the face of a gradual return of sports activities after a stop few months ago due to COVID-19.

Nigeria is scheduled to handle their Asian rivals on Sunday in the competition tagged “Online Bilateral Scrabble Face-off”.” We( gamers )chose we require to do something to get hectic and we connected to our associates in Pakistan and they accepted the challenge.

” It is a one-day occasion with 10 video games in a round-robin form. We are organized into Group A and Group B. The exact same thing uses to our counterparts in Pakistan.

” Each group will consist of 10 gamers. So, we will have 20 gamers in all representing Nigeria, with among them being female,” Jighere said.

The two-time African champ likewise said efforts were being made to engage other countries to participate in the competitors.

” South Africa has actually accepted the challenge and ideally next week, we will be contending against them,” he stated. (NAN).