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Still relishing her experience at Dusseldorf 2017, Yousra Helmy is already looking forward to another exciting display at the 2019 showpiece in Budapest as Germany-based Omar Assar leads an eight-man Egyptian team to Hungary next month. Yousra Helmy who has

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Apart from the usual suspects in the team, Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) have named a debutant – 20-year-old Ajoke Ojomu in the seven-man team heading to the 2019 World Championship holding in Budapest, Hungary. Ajoke Ojomu is a former

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One player in Africa that is yet to utilise her huge potential in table tennis is Edem Offiong of Nigeria. The Spain-based former African champion has been unlucky at several continental competitions in the last two years that she most

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Since making his debut in 2008 for his adopted country in 2008 in Guangzhou, China, Abiodun Lawal has been a consistent member of the Central African nation. He returned to the team at the 2018 World Team Championship in Halmstad,

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Since Mohamed El-Beiali, 30, secured his place in the Egyptian national team in 2015, the Turkish-based star has remained an integral part of the team to several international and continental competitions. His skills and enterprising style of play came to

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For the new generation of table tennis players in Ghana, the forthcoming ITTF World Junior Circuit(WJC) and the African Junior and Cadet Championship (AJCC) will surely provide ample opportunity for them to showcase their talent in front of their home

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Olufunke Oshonaike may be making her last appearance at the global showpiece when the 2019 ITTF World Championship serves off in Hungary next month having made her debut at the 1991 edition in Chiba, Japan. The five-time Olympian said that

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There is no doubt that Kizito Oba of Cote d’Ivoire is climbing up in the rating of players in Africa. His display at the last African Championship in Mauritius showed that the 23-year-old is coming of age among the heavyweights

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Dina Meshref has remained the only unbeaten player in Africa and this has earned her the highest ranking female player in the continent. The southpaw will be returning to big stage when the 2019 World Table Tennis Championship serves off

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