I always try to learn new skills, techniques, says Omar Assar
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.
Assar, Meshref rule 2019 ITTF Africa Cup
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.
Quadri, Assar, others set to improve ranking at Hong Kong Open
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...
Quadri, Assar give way, as top seeds march on
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.
Where athletics dim, table tennis lights the way
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.
Again, Egypt dominates ITTF Nigerian Open
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.
Quadri needs a competent assistant to make progress at ITTF World Cup, says Obisanya
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.
Aruna Quadri beats Omar Assar to qualify for ITTF World Cup
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.
Nigeria, Egypt, others battle for spot at ITTF World Cup
The two giants of Africa’s table tennis, Nigeria and Egypt, will be competing at this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Cup holding on July 1 in Agadir, Morocco. The three-day competition earlier scheduled for Mozambique, will serve as qualifications for the ITTF World Cup in the continent for winners in the men and…