Nigeria Starts Strong, as Offiong Edem, Fatima Bello and Esther Oribamise Claim Victory in Women’s Table Tennis
Offiong Edem, Fatima Bello and Esther Oribamise ensured Nigeria got off to a good start at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Thursday.
In the Women’s Doubles, Offiong Edem and Fatima Bello defeated Velox and Cumberbatch 11-6, 11-2, 11-5 (3-0).
In the singles event, Esther Oribamise strolled to victory against Delpesche of St. Vincent 11-2, 11-3, 11-2 (3-0). Offiong Edem compounded the worse of the island country by beating Cumberbatch 11-1, 11-2, 11-3 (3-0).
Nigeria currently tops Group 1 ahead of St. Vincent and Grenadines, Singapore and England, with the last two to face off later on Friday.