Welcome, Guest: Join Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 2,425,546 members, 5,444,583 topics. Date: Thursday, 27 February 2020 at 12:25 PM

Aruna Quadri Beats Omar Assar, Qualifies For ITTF World Cup - Sports - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Entertainment / Sports / Aruna Quadri Beats Omar Assar, Qualifies For ITTF World Cup (382 Views)

D’tigress Beats Argentina And Qualifies For Quarter Final, Makes History / Aruna Quadri Is Africa’s Table Tennis Best, Ranks 21 Globally / Nigeria Qualifies For 2018 Africa Nations Cup (2) (3) (4)

(1) (Reply)

Aruna Quadri Beats Omar Assar, Qualifies For ITTF World Cup by Omofunaab2: 8:36pm On Jul 05, 2017
For the first time in recent history, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri surmounted his continental rival – Egypt’s Omar Assar in the final of the 2017 ITTF Africa Cup to qualify for the ITTF World Cup in France.


Having conquered Egypt’s Mohamed El-Beiali 4-0 in the semifinal, Aruna Quadri showed his class to beat Omar Assar 4-3 in the men’s singles final to the admiration of the fans at the venue.

Throughout the encounter, Aruna Quadri who played without any coach was calm throughout the encounter even when Assar was leading, he never gave up but continued to fight.

Without any doubt the match has been described as a good showcase of Africa as both players played their heart out to the excitement of the fans at the venue.

An elated Aruna Quadri said he believes luck was in his favour as his opponent also played well. “I am so happy and I think luck was in my favour and I look forward to play in the ITTF World Cup later this year in France,” Quadri said.

In the women’s singles final, Olufunke Oshonaike surrendered to Egypt’s Dina Meshref in the final as the Nigerian lost 4-0. Aruna Quadri and Dina Meshref will represent Africa at this year’s ITTF World Cups later in the year.


www.vanguardngr.com/2017/07/aruna-quadri-beats-omar-assar-qualifies-ittf-world-cup/


Cc: Lalasticlala, Seun, Mynd44

3 Likes

(1) (Reply)

Lionel Messi Enjoys Caribbean Honeymoon With Wife And Sonssamiesnews 14 Hours Ag / Barcelona Star Lionel Messi Enjoying Honeyoon With New Wife / Daily Soccer Predictions PREDICTIONS (12/07/2017)

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2020 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 31
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.