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Quadri Moves To 29th In World

-Nigeria Remains Top In Team Ranking Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri retains his top place in Africa as the highest ranked player in the continent after the 2014 ITTF Star Player moved to 29th place in the April ITTF ranking released at the weekend. Despite being inactive in the ITTF World Tour in the last one month, Quadri with 2393 points moved …

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Omotayo, Bello Win ITTF Qualifiers

-Take Top Spots In Nigerian Open Olajide Omotayo and Fatimo Bello emerged as winners in the qualifiers for the 2016 ITTF World Tour tagged Nigerian Open. Omotayo, a former national junior champion was unbeaten at the two-day tournament to lead the men’s event, while Bello had to dig deep to defeat national junior champion, Tosin Oribamishe in the final of …

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NTTF U-16 National League Serves-off

The much-anticipated Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) U-16 National League serves off this Thursday at the Training Centre, National Stadium, Lagos. Aside teams from Lagos, Ekiti, Ondo, Abia and Kwara that are already in for the tournament, Cross River, FCT, Delta and Kogi are also competing at the tournament which serves as grooming field to unearth new players for the …

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Nigeria Set For African Junior T/Tennis

The continent’s future stars from East, West, South and North will from April 6 to 12 converge on Algiers for the 2016 ITTF African Junior Championships with all eyes on continent’s rivals, Nigeria and Egypt. The battle for supremacy among young players will come to fore when the tournament serves off with 15 events to be competed for at the …

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Nigeria 2nd At ITTF Junior Circuit

 With just four boys, Nigeria still made its presence felt at the ITTF Junior Circuit tagged Egypt Open after the West African giant finished second behind host – Egypt in the overall medal table. As the host – Egypt dominated the event claiming gold medals in the junior events while also sharing the gold with Nigeria and India in the …

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Kienka Wants More For Junior Tennis

-Hails Nigerian Kids At African Championship Ex-tennis international, Godwin Kienka has rained superlatives on the performances of Nigeria’s players at the recent African Junior Championship, but says more has to be done to keep them top-notch. In this interview with HENRY ESABUNEFE, the director of International Tennis Academy (ITA) urged more corporate bodies to be involved in development the aces …

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Nigeria Claim First ITTF Gold

-Plus Silver In Team Event -At Junior Circuit In Egypt Amadi Omeh and Azeez Solanke claimed the first gold medal for Nigeria at the 2016 ITTF Junior Circuit tagged Egypt Open after beating Egypt’s pair of Attia Ammar and Elsafty Omar in the cadet boys’ double event. From the group stage, Omeh and Solanke have formed a strong force to …

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Nigeria Off To ITTF Junior Circuit

-Four-man Team Departs For Egypt A four-man Team Nigeria contingent will on Tuesday March 22 depart the country to Egypt for the 2016 ITTF Junior Circuit tagged Egypt Open. The team will leave the country aboard an Egypt Air to Cairo for the tournament which serves off on Wednesday March 23 to 27 at the Cairo International Stadium. With Abayomi …

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39TH ITF/CAT AFRICAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP: Nigeria Qualifies For Davis Cup

-Osewa Wins Silver In Pretoria The impressive performance of Team Nigeria at the 39th ITF/CAT African Junior Championship concluded over the weekend in Pretoria, South Africa has been rewarded with a ticket for the Junior Davis Cup scheduled for Egypt later this year. Also, Michael Osewa emerged silver medalist in the boy’s 14 & under category of the 11-day tournament …

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Animashaun Leads Team To ITTF Junior Circuit

-As Nigeria Take Four Players To Egypt To expose the younger players to world class tournament, Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has confirmed that teenage sensation, Abayomi Animasahun will lead a four-man contingent to the 2016 ITTF Junior Circuit tagged Egypt Open. The tournament which is one of the ITTF Junior Circuits serves off on March 23 to 27 at …

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