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Egypt beats Nigeria to Tokyo 2020 ticket

The battle between the bigwigs in African table tennis brought out the best in Nigeria and Egypt at the 12th African Games with Egypt securing the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games tickets in the men and women events after emerging as the continental champions. With this development, the Egyptian teams because the

Africa heavyweights battle for Tokyo slots

True to bookmakers prediction, the two best table tennis playing nations in Africa - Nigeria and Egypt will come against each other in the final of the table tennis team event at the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.The gold medal and the ticket to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Aruna Quadri lifts less -privilege in Lagos

Just like he did in 2018, Aruna Quadri takes his good gesture to a Lagos-based Children's Hospice. Aruna Quadri was accompanied by his wife, Ganiyat to the home and he donated food items and other materials to support the home. An official of Hearts of Gold Children's Hospice based in the heart

Aruna Quadri wins 2019 Nigeria Open

As the number one seed of the men's singles, Aruna Quadri was unbeaten to emerge winner of the 2019 ITTF Challenge Plus Nigeria Open. To emerge as the champion, Quadri defeated Austria's Robert Gardos (15-13, 11-3, 8-11, 11-6, 10-12, 11-1) in the final while Russia's Polina Mikhailova won the women’s singles

Sanwo-Olu to grace grand finale

 Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is expected to grace today’s grand finale of the 2019 ITTF Challenge Plus Nigeria Open at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.    According to Executive Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Dr Kweku Tandoh, the sports-loving governor will attend the finale as he is committed to

Aruna Quadri escapes

Tournament’s number one seed, Aruna Quadri of Nigeria, wriggled himself out of an early shock exit in the second round of the championship on Friday August 9, which loomed over him as he rallied from behind to beat Belgian teenager, Devos Lauren, 4-3 in the men's singles of the 2019

Big Guns Take Stage at Nigeria Open

Top seeds in the men and women singles will take to the table on Friday August 9, 2019, as the main draw of the 2019 ITTF Challenge Plus Nigeria Open enters the third day – after the preliminaries in which unseeded players slugged it out to eliminate each other for

We’re committed to Nigeria Open, Sanwo-Olu assures ITTF

Lagos State Governor,   Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that sport is a key to youth development while also reaffirming the state's commitment to the annual ITTF Challenge Plus Nigeria Open. Receiving the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) delegation led by its Executive Vice President, Dr. Alaa Meshref, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the hosting