Nigeria, May 18 -- The 2021 Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) National Championships will serve off at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Tuesday.

The five-day tournament will serve as a test for home-based players with N4.5 million up for grabs in 12 events. It is also open for professionals and veterans above 50 years.

Players will compete for honours in the men's and women's categories of the team, singles, doubles, mixed doubles, U21, cadet and veterans singles above 50.

According to the breakdown of the prize money (N4.5 million), winners in men and women's singles events will earn N250,000 each, while U-21 and cadet champions take home N100,000 and N50,000 respectively.

Also, winners in team and d...