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Funke Oshonaike

26 Jul
…Joins Segun Toriola, three others as only ping pong players to compete at seven Olympics Nigerian and African table tennis legend Olufunke Oshonaike has officially been recognised as a member of the exclusive club of ping pong players to have attended seven Olympic Games. Oshonaike was on Monday presented with a plaque to officially mark…
24 Jul
…as Edem progresses to next round of table tennis event Nigerian legend, Funke Oshonaike, has expressed her gratitude to Nigerians for their support and prayers after she made a glorious exit from the women’s singles table tennis event of the on-going Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Oshonaike lost her first preliminary round game to Juan Liu…
Funke Oshonaike
24 Jul
Veteran Nigeria tennis player Funke Oshonaike has been sent packing from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the preliminary round. Oshonaike lost to USA’s Juan Liu in the women’s Table Tennis Singles. Oshonaike who have represented Nigeria in the seven Olympic Games failed to come to the party losing the first three-set. She lost the…
Funke Oshonaike
23 Jul
...Eke makes debut, as Toko targets quarters It will be a busy night for the country’s contingents at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with three athletes competing in the early hours of Saturday. Competing in her seventh Olympics, Funke Oshonaike will be up against Liu Juan of the United States in the women’s single…
6 Jul
As efforts to guarantee podium finishes of Team Nigeria athletes at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics gathers momentum, two of Nigeria's top table tennis players, Quadri Aruna and Funke Oshonaike, were on Tuesday in Lagos adopted by the SIFAX Group. The announcement came after a meeting with the chairman of the Sifax Group, HRM Oba (Dr)…
27 Aug 2019
The Nigerian pair of Offiong Edem and Cecilia Akpan on Monday in Rabat won the gold medal in the women’s doubles event of the table tennis competition at the 12th African Games in Morocco.
12 Dec 2018
Nigeria’s women’s table tennis legend, Funke Oshonaike, has showered praises on Nimota Aregbesola, who sent her packing in the women’s singles quarterfinals...
12 Dec 2018
Segun Toriola and Ajoke Ojomu yesterday emerged champions in the men and women’s table tennis event of the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja.
7 Dec 2018
Nigeria’s most capped female table tennis player, Olympian, Funke Oshonaike, will be among the stars to watch when ping pong event strokes off at the on-going 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja.
12 Sep 2018
President of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Ishaku Tikon has commended Aruna Quadri for winning the men’s singles at the just concluded African Table Tennis Championship in Mauritius, saying it showed how determined the champion is to become one of the best players in the world. Quadri beat Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh 4-1 to win…
21 Apr 2018
The Lagos Country Club will from April 26 to 28 host an U-21 table tennis tournament to celebrate the birthday of the country’s foremost female player, Funke Oshonaike.
18 Aug 2017
In a week when Nigeria failed to win any medal at the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London, England, there was another sports event that showed great promise.


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