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A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Nigeria win six gold medals in weightlifting

Team Nigeria has won six gold medals in weightlifting and three silver at the ongoing African Games in Morocco.
Nigeria women number one Table tennis player Edem Offiong has expressed her delight and relishing the moment after landing a Gold medal at the women table tennis doubles alongside compatriot Cecilia Akpan.

African Games: Edem Offiong relishes gold medal win in women table tennis doubles

Nigeria women number one Table tennis player Edem Offiong has expressed her delight and relishing the moment after landing a Gold medal at the women table tennis doubles alongside compatriot Cecilia Akpan.
Team Nigeria ended day 10 of the 12th All Africa Games with 33 medals (10 Gold, 11 Silver and 12 Bronze).

African Games: Team Nigeria increase medal haul to 33

Team Nigeria ended day 10 of the 12th All Africa Games with 33 medals (10 Gold, 11 Silver and 12 Bronze).
[File] Nigeria's Olofunke Oshonaike eyes the ball in her women's singles qualification round table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016.Jim WATSON - AFP

African Games: Nigeria loses table tennis gold medals, Tokyo Olympics ticket to Egypt

Team Nigeria succumbed to Egypt in the men and women’s table tennis team events at the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco on Friday.
[File] Nigeria's Olofunke Oshonaike eyes the ball in her women's singles qualification round table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016.Jim WATSON - AFP

Babatunde Obisanya: Nigerian women need hard work, dedication to reclaim table tennis elite status

Former National Table Tennis Coach, Babatunde Obisanya, has advised Nigerian women to work harder and be dedicated if they wished to reclaim their top rating in African table tennis.

Quadri targets ITTF Nigeria Open men’s singles title

Nigeria's Top ranked table tennis player Aruna Quadri has expressed his disappointment at his exit from the men’s doubles event, but says he is targeting title success in the men's singles.‎

Nigeria Open: We won’t let foreign players win all the medals – Akpan

Cecilia Akpan, who won the women’s singles event when the ITTF Nigeria Open was test-run as Lagos Classics in 2013, says Nigerian players are determined to prove their mettle during this year’s event

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