Nigeria’s Ojih David and Ejenakevbe Ese
occupy the first positions on the current standings of the U-19 and the U-15 categories after the conclusion of the day 2 of the ongoing PANASA/ Winifred Awosika Foundation African Youth Scrabble Championship, AYSC in Lagos, Nigeria.
Ojih began the game for the second day from round 4, which saw Ogbonna Michael at the top position and Lateef Musa in the second position.
But the Day 2 witnessed a series of upset as Lateef displaced Ogbonna from the top position after accumulating 441 points to win his opponent, who got 389 points with 52 score spread in round 5.
Rattled by his defeat, Micheal rose from the dust after he won Idris David 423-397 in round 6, Ojih 400-389 in round 7, Ola Blessing 398-382 in round 8, and Adeleke in round 9 408-404.
However, he could not maintain the winning streak