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Africa’s representatives at the 2017 ITTF World Cup, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Egypt’s Omar Assar have been drawn in Group A and C of the three-day tournament holding in Liege, Belgium. The tournament which has the best 20 players drawn

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For the first time in the history of the ITTF World Cup, Africa will be presenting two representatives in the men’s event of the tournament holding next month in Liege, Belgium. It was the performance of the two best African

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After winning the ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open, Dina Meshref became the second female African player to win the title after her compatriot – Nadeen El-Dawlatly won it in 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria. However, as history maker, Dina Meshref remains the

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Majority of the foreign players that featured in the just concluded ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open ‘Lagos 2017’ are looking forward to return for the next edition in 2018. African and European players are singing same song after having a swell

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For the support he has always enjoyed whenever he is playing in Lagos, Egypt’s Omar Assar believes the fans played a crucial role in his triumph at the ITTF Nigeria Open ‘Lagos 2017’. The Egyptian who made history as the

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Before departing Nigeria to Oman, Salako Oluyomi love sport but his undying passion for basketball and football put his interest for table tennis on hold. Particularly for a young lad growing up in the Northern part of Nigeria – Jos

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As a junior player, 22-year-old Olajide Omotayo was a delight to watch and after working his way into the national team coupled with his scintillating performance at the 2017 World Championships in Germany, the Italy-based star is growing in confidence

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When the ITTF Nigeria Open was test run in 2013 as Lagos Classics, Cecilia Akpan claimed the women’s singles title but since she can only boast of silver medal in the women’s doubles event in 2015. With two days to

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In 2009, Li Ping represented his country of birth – China and his partnership with compatriot – Cao Zhen claimed the mixed doubles title at the World Championships in Japan. Now he has changed nationality to Qatar and since switching

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