Nigeria’s Gift Willy played a one-under par 71 to lead the board at the FCT Classic, the first tournament of the 2018 West Africa Golf Tour (WAGT) season.
The FCT Classic is holding at the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja.
Vincent Torgah of Ghana, Pristhy Njji of Cameroon and Kabiru Haruna of Nigeria tied in second position after scoring course par 72.
Visitor Mapwanya of Zimbabwe stands in fifth place, in spite of having sunk five birdies in a row on the first five holes, with a score of one-over par 73.
A cut will be made on Friday after 36 holes.
The tournament which got underway on Thursday will end on Saturday