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Omar Assar

9 Sep
Since 2018 Quadri Aruna has been playing second fiddle to Egyptian Omar Assar in finals of continental tournaments but yesterday in Algiers
24 Aug 2019
With eyes focused on the ping-pong ball and beads of sweat on his forehead, Egypt’s Table Tennis champion, Omar Assar, won 3-0 in the match against Congo at Moulay El Hassan Indoor Sports Center, in Rabat.
7 Aug 2019
Egypt's duo of Omar Assar and Dina Meshref were crowned champions of the 2019 ITTF Africa Cup concluded at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos on Monday.
1 Aug 2018
Africa’s top seed, Aruna Quadri, was yesterday given a wide card by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) to be part of this year’s ITTF Men World Cup slated to hold in Paris, France between October 19 and 21.
23 May 2018
Aruna Quadri, Egypt’s Omar Assar and other top ranked players will tomorrow begin battles for honours and to improve their rankings at the International Table Tennis Federation...
22 Oct 2017
Other results include Lee Sangsu of Korea Republic, who was humbled by Koki Niwa of Japan 11-5, 12-11, 8-11, 2-11, 11-6, 11-9, while China’s Lin Gaoyuan, dismissed Portugal’s Marcos Freitas in 11-3, 10-12, 11-9, 11-5, 11-five sets.
18 Sep 2017
At least two African table tennis players will feature in the men’s event of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF’s) World Cup, for the first time in history.
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.
14 Aug 2017
Second seeded Egyptian, Omar Assar and compatriot, Dina Meshref yesterday emerged winners in the men and women’s singles of the fourth International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge, tagged Nigeria Open held at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere. 
19 Jul 2017
Men’s Singles defending champion of the Nigeria Open Challenge, Finland’s Benedek Olah, is among past winners of the International Table Tennis Federation...
11 Jul 2017
Former National Table Tennis coach, Mr. Babatunde Obisanya, has described Aruna Quadri’s feat at the recent International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Cup held in Agadir, Morocco, as a commendable one.
4 Jul 2017
For the first time in recent times, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri yesterday defeated 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.


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