Oribamishe, Hassan, others in Team Nigeria’s squad to ITTF WJC
National junior champion, Tosin Oribamishe and Lagos Open revelation, Nurudeen Hassan, will lead Team Nigeria to next month’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Junior Circuit (WJC) scheduled for Egypt from June 8 to 12.
Southpaw, Halimot Ayinla, Muibat Bello and two others in the girls’ event will join Oribamishe, who won the Aso tournament recently in Abuja.
Hassan, whose performance at the 2015 Lagos Open is still a point of reference, will taste his first international tournament outside Nigeria when he spearheads the boys’ team, which also includes African Youth Games champion, Olasunkanmi Oginni, as well as teenage sensation, Abayomi Animashaun.
This is the first time Nigerian junior players will return to the world stage after