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Sporting’s Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun have inspired their team to their fifth Portuguese Super Cup title at the weekend.

ITTF tips Aruna Quadri to lead African charge in Tokyo

Following the exploit of Aruna Quadri coupled with his growing profile globally; the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has tipped the Nigerian to lead the continent’s charge at the 2019 Team World Cup in Tokyo.
Following his triumph at the 2019 Nigeria Open coupled with his semifinal finish at the 2019 Bulgaria Open, Aruna Quadri has risen to 19th place in the September ITTF ranking released at the weekend.

Aruna Quadri rises to 19 in latest ITTF ranking

Following his triumph at the 2019 Nigeria Open coupled with his semifinal finish at the 2019 Bulgaria Open, Aruna Quadri has risen to 19th place in the September ITTF ranking released at the weekend.
“The coaches have selected quality players that will represent us with the likes of Segun Toriola, Aruna Quadri, Funke Oshinaike, Cecelia Edem and others who merited to be in the team,” he said.

Africa Games: It won’t be easy run for Nigeria, Egypt in table tennis –...

As the 12th Africa Games officially opens on Friday in Morocco, an official of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Tayo Adesoji, says the ping pong event will not be a direct rivalry between Nigeria and Egypt.
Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

Aruna Quadri bows out in style at Bulgaria Open

Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.
Unlike his continental counterpart Egypt’s Omar Assar who plummeted in the May ITTF ranking, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri maintains his status as the continent’s best as well as 23rd rated player in the world.

Aruna Quadri storms into semifinal of Bulgaria Open

Aruna Quadri stunned one of the most decorated Japanese stars in table tennis to reach the semfinal round of the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open.

Nigerian star battles Chinese sensation

Aruna Quadri stunned one of the most decorated Japanese stars in table tennis to reach the semfinal round of the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open.
Aruna Quadri has been handed one of the toughest opponents in the ongoing ITTF World Tour Hong Kong Open as the Nigerian will slug it out with 2018 Czech Open Champion, China’s Zheng Peifeng in the first round of the men’s singles.

Aruna Quadri retains Nigeria Open title, may miss African Games

Africa’s highest-ranked table tennis player, Aruna Quadri, has retained the Nigeria Open Men’s Singles title after defeating Austria’s Gardos Robert 4-2 on Sunday in Lagos.
Barbora Balazova

Balazova Barbora: I will be happy to be in Nigeria Open semis

Women's number one seed for the 2019 ITTF Nigeria Open tournament, Balazova Barbora of Slovakia, has said that she would put in her best as she competes for her debut edition of the tournament, starting her campaign in the Round of 32 main draw today at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.
Unlike his continental counterpart Egypt’s Omar Assar who plummeted in the May ITTF ranking, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri maintains his status as the continent’s best as well as 23rd rated player in the world.

Aruna Quadri set for ‘tough’ title defence

Aruna Quadri sees a tough competition ahead in Men’s singles title at the ITTF Challenge Plus, Nigeria Open which opens today at the Molade Okoya-Thomas hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.
Olajide Omotayo

Olajide Omotayo hopes to sustain momentum from Mauritius

After making the semifinal stage of the men’s singles at the last ITTF African Championships in Mauritius as an unseeded player, Olajide Omotayo believes he is yet to fulfil his potential.

World Taekwondo approves Nigeria Taekwondo International Open

The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has approved the 2nd Nigeria Taekwondo International (NTF) Open Championships by awarding it a G-1 International ranking.

Aruna Quadri donates food items to less privilege

Aruna Quadri, winner of the recently-concluded 2018 ITTF Challenge (Seamaster Nigeria Open Championship), has donated food items and mini table to the SOS Children’s Village at Isolo in Lagos.
[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.
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Nigeria Open: Aruna Quadri’s victory promised fulfilled – wife

Ganiyat Aruna, Wife of Aruna Quadri, winner of the just-concluded 2018 Seamaster ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open, says her husband fulfilled his promise to make her proud.
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Governor Ambode congratulates ITTF Nigeria Open champion Aruna Quadri

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has congratulated table tennis star, Aruna Quadri, after he clinched the men’s singles title at the 2018 ITTF Challenge Seamester Nigeria open on Sunday.
Wang Shaobo

Nigeria Open: China win gold in U-21 men, women’s final

Shaobo defeated India’s Bhanja Ronit in three straight sets, Yan defeated her Chinese counterpart, Fan Siqi, after a four-set thriller.

Top seeds enter ring at ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open

After two days of qualifying round, the top seeds at the 2018 ITTF Challenge Seamaster Nigeria Open, the top seeds will begin their campaigns for honours at the $46.000 prize money championship.

Lagos comes alive for ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open

The much-anticipated ITTF Challenge Seamaster Nigeria Open begins on Wednesday August 8 at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium as heavyweights from 26 countries including host – Nigeria battle for share of $46,000 prize money of the tournament.

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