Quadri, Russia’s Polina win ITTF Challenge Plus Nigeria Open
Aruna Quadri yesterday claimed the men’s singles title at the ITTF Nigeria Open Challenge Plus by defeating Austria’s Gardos Robert 4-2. The victory gave Quadri the trophy and the $7,000 top prize money.
We want to make Challenge Plus Nigeria Open best in ITTF’s calendar, says Tandoh
Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Dr. Kweku Tandoh, has revealed the state government’s plans to make the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Nigeria Open, now elevated to Challenge Plus, the best event in the world body’s calendar.
Aruna Quadri is smashing his way up
When Aruna Quadri hit the scene after being the first African to be named World table tennis player of the year in 2014, many table tennis watchers in Nigeria may not have believed much more feats could be achieved from the Oyo state indigene. Now 29 years-old, Quadri took to the sport with amateur bats…
Mauritius ready as Nigeria, 21 others set for World Cup tickets’ war
The stage is set for the biggest battles in African table tennis. 22 teams, including giants, Nigeria and Egypt, have been confirmed for the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) African..
Egypt, Nigeria vie for ITTF World Team Cup spot
Egypt's Mohammed El-Beiali will spearhead his country’s campaign for the 2018 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) African Championship title against archrival, Nigeria, holding between September 3 and 9 in Mauritius. The Egyptian, who steps in in the absence of his compatriot and Africa’s number two seed, Omar Assar, will also be aiming to lead his…
With better infrastructure, more sponsors, we can successfully host Challenge Plus, says Oshodi
Chairman of the Local Organising Committee of the just concluded International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Seamaster Nigeria Open, Wahid Enitan Oshodi believes Lagos can successfully host the higher version of the competition, Challenge Plus, given certain developments.
Organisers increase prize money as ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open begins
The sixth edition of this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Seamaster Nigeria Open will serve off today at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun in Stadium, Lagos with 169 competitors from 27 countries, made up of 101 men and 68 women....
Impact of Nigeria Open’s on Lagos is immense, says Tandoh
The Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Kweku Tandoh, has stated that the yearly International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Nigeria Open has projected the state as a tourism centre in the world. The $46,000 prize money five-day championship, which began as a Classic, later blossomed into an Africa’s elite table tennis tournament…
ITTF picks Tandor as Nigeria Open’s tournament director
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has selected the Executive Director Lagos State Sports Commission Dr. Kweku Adedayo Tandoh, as the Tournament Director for this year’s Nigeria Open.