REMEMBERING THE TITIAN

Name
Taofeek Afolabi
Nickname
Backhand Specialist
Years of Active
1974-1989
State of Origin
Ogun State
State played for
Lagos, Bendel and Oyo
Coach by
Late Samuel Oladunjoye at Rowe-Park 1974-1976.
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Achievements
Won the 1st NSRA now NSF national U-18 tournament in 1975.

Won national open in Kaduna,1977.

Won Dunlop opens in Lagos,1977.

Semifinalist Milo national open in Lagos, 1977.

Won Oluyole open in Ibadan, 1979.

Semifinalist Bendel 81 national championship

Bronze medal Lagos 89
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INTERNATIONAL RECORDS

British open 1975

World team championship in Australia 1979

World open in Pakistan 1979

Won East & Central open in Zambia 1981

Won Kenya open 1981

He was the first Nigerian to win a tournament outside Nigeria

He was the first Nigerian transferred player, Lagos state to Bendel state in 1976, Bendel to Oyo state in 1978
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As a Coach
He was a coach to many national n international recognize players.
1) Robin Jegede
2) Femi Ogunyemi
3) Kunle Adebiyi
4) Wale Salako
5) Femi Salako
6) Demola Daini
7) Paul okechukwu
8) Robin Jegede
9) Toyin Onikede
10) John Akakasiaka
11) Kabiru Adekunle
12) Femi Ogunyemi
13) Niyi Oyewumi
14) Dayo Salako
15) Richard Ojeabulu

CREDITS
Headwaters Sports