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20 Kids Target NTTF Super League

-U-16 Contest Starts Saturday In Lagos Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall will come alive on Saturday, May 14 as the 20 best under-16 players across the country slug it out at the maiden Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) Super League. The Super League is the climax of the tournament involving more than 100 players across the country with the top 12 (boys) ...

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Toriola: We Can Win ITTF Nigeria Open

-Says It’s Time For Nigerians To Clinch Title Former African ping-pong champion, Segun Toriola believes it is time for players from the continent’s most populous country to win the ITTF Premier Lotto Nigeria Open. Twice Nigerian players have made it to the final on home soil but, despite their inability to win the title, Toriola is enthusiastic that the storey ...

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ITTF PREMIER LOTTO NIGERIA OPEN: Lashin Seeks Title In Lagos

In 2014, he came close to clinching the ITTF Premier Lotto Nigeria Open but it was his compatriot, Omar Assar that dented his ambition. But with the absence of Omar Assar this year, Egypt’s El-Sayed Lashin is optimistic that the title is within his reach. Despite the presence of more European players including star-studded local players from Nigeria, El-Sayed Lashin ...

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ITTF Premier Lotto Nigeria Tennis Open: Portugal Leads 14 Countries To Nigeria

European super-powers, Portugal, Russia and Hungary as well as African giant, Egypt including 11 others have confirmed their participation in this year’s ITTF Premier Lotto Nigeria Open (Lagos 2016). With the expiration of registration last week, this year will witness the presence of players from Portugal, Russia, Hungary, Egypt, Finland, Slovakia, Romania, Iran, Mexico, Ghana, Congo Brazzaville, Morocco, Tunisia, Congo ...

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ATTF Confirms Nigeria For World Juniors

African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) has confirmed Nigeria, Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria as the continent’s flag bearers at the 2016 ITTF World Junior Championship holding in Cape Town, South Africa in October. In a statement by the President of ATTF, Khaled El-Salhy, the four teams confirmed their qualification among the 12 teams that featured at the last ITTF African Junior ...

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U-14 Boys Get ITF Nod

International Tennis Federation (ITF) have listed Nigeria’s under-14 players for the World Team Cup African qualifiers, following the impressive outing of the country at the 2016 ITF/CAT Africa Junior Championship in Pretoria, South Africa. Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) informed Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) about the choice of the players for the qualifiers, which are scheduled for June 3 to ...

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Nigerians Crash At Tombim Futures Tennis

It was a particularly bad day for Nigerians as the two remaining players Sylvester Emmanuel and Moses Michael all crashed out of the main rounds of the 2nd Tombim Abuja Futures tennis championship. Playing in the first match of the day at the Abuja tennis Club courts at the National Stadium, Emmanuel one of the four players who worked so ...

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Nigeria Qualify For ITTF World Juniors

Despite its inability to feature in the 2015 edition of the ITTF African Junior & Cadet Championship in Mauritius, Nigeria returns to the world stage at junior level after joining Egypt’s male team to secure a place in the 2016 ITTF World Junior Championships holding in Pretoria, South Africa. Top seed – Egypt continued their unbeaten run in the competition ...

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Tennis Federation Storm Minna, Kaduna

Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) is taking full advantage of the current school holiday with programmes aimed at developing the sport in Niger and Kaduna States. This has been marshaled by Niger Holiday Tennis Clinic in Minna and inaugural Alhaji Adewale Issa Memorial Tournament in Kaduna, with over 100 players taking part. According to the Coordinator of the Niger Holiday Clinic ...

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Quadri Tops Africa’s T’Tennis 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 by one step to occupy 29th ...

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