Oshonaike blames slippery floor, old table for defeat at sports festival
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...
Toriola, Ojomu pick sports festival gold in table tennis
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.
Plan on to resuscitate women table tennis, Tikon reveals
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…
Lagos Country Club hosts Funke Oshonaike U-21 table tennis tournament
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.
Toriola, Oshonaike lead Team Nigeria to 2017 ITTF World Championships
Experienced campaigners, Segun Toriola and Olufunke Oshonaike lead a seven-man strong Nigerian contingent to the ITTF World Championships holding in Dusseldorf, Germany from May 29 to June 5.
FROT Group boss begins ‘Operation Medal Rush’ for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Frontline sports philanthropist and chairman of FROT Group, Frank Momoh believes the time for Team Nigeria to begin preparations for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is now.
Quadri keeps 25th spot in ITTF’s ranking, wants support for awards
Aruna Quadri has retained his number 25th position in the latest ranking released yesterday by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for the month of October.
Discipline, hard work secrets of Oshonaike’s long reign in tennis, says former coach
Oshonaike brought her experience to bear at the weekend when she defeated Egypt’s Dina Meshref 4-2 in the final of the women’s singles to reclaim the African Women singles crown.