By Johnny Edward:
Nigeria's prime ranked desk tennis star Aruna Quadri will symbolize Africa on the 2017 ITTF World Cup in France later this yr, reviews Completesportnigeria.com.
Quadri certified for the ITTF World Cup in France following his Four-Three overcome Egypt’s Omar Assar within the closing of the 2017 ITTF Africa Cup in Agadir, Morocco.
The 28 yr outdated who performed with none coach fought again from two units to document a exceptional victory over Assar.
An elated Aruna Quadri mentioned after the sport that he was fortunate to have outclassed his opponent.
"I’m so comfortable and I believe luck was in my favour and I sit up for play within the ITTF World Cup later this yr in France," Quadri who performs for Jura Morez within the European desk tennis league mentioned throughout his publish match interview.
Enroute the ultimate, Aruna beat Algeria’s Naim Karali within the quarter-finals profitable 11-9, 11-5, 13-11, 9-11, 11-7 to ebook a semi closing berth and was too good for Egyptian El -Beiali Mohamed.
In the meantime within the ladies's singles class, defending champions, Funke Oshonaike, misplaced to the championship first seed Dina Meshref of Egypt in 4 straight units within the closing.
Oshonaike previous to her defeat, had defeated Egyptian pair of Katia Kessaci and Yousra Helm within the quarter-finals and semi-finals respectively.
Aruna Quadri and Dina Meshref will symbolize Africa at this yr’s ITTF World Cups later within the yr
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