It is not often that one comes across a local lad determined to make the best use of the few opportunities available to rewrite his story. It is even more difficult to see a poor boy from a chaotic beginning brave all odds to climb to the highest level in his chosen profession.
Former national table tennis coach, Babatunde Obisanya, has described Quadri Aruna’s recent attainment at international competitions as a good one.
30 Nov 2021
In less than four days after setting an African record as the first player to reach the quarter-final stage at the ITTF World Table Tennis Championships, Quadri Aruna
29 Nov 2021
Quadri Aruna’s history-making run at the 2021 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships in Houston came to an end, following a 4-2 loss to Sweden’s Truls Moregard in the quarterfinals
28 Nov 2021
Quadri Aruna of Nigeria and Truls Moregard of Sweden in action during the men's singles quarterfinal match of the 2021 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. (Photo by AFP)Quadri Aruna is out of the ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals after losing to Sweden’s Truls Moregard in…
28 Nov 2021
The city of Houston stood still for Quadri Aruna, after the Nigerian became the first African to reach the quarterfinal in the history of the ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals.
12 Oct 2021
Thirty-two cadet players have been listed for the maiden Aruna Cadet U-15 Invitational Championships holding at Eko Club, Lagos on October 17.
11 Oct 2021
Quadri Aruna showed why he is TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell’s strong pillar on matchday seven of the Table Tennis Bundesliga (TTBL), when he led the home team to end TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen’s winning streak in the competition.
30 Jul 2021
Former Africa’s Table Tennis legend, Bose Kaffo, has expressed disbelief over Quadri Aruna’s early exit from the table tennis event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics...
19 Jul 2021
Nigeria's top-ranked table tennis star, Quadri Aruna, is seeded number 15 among the 65 players competing in the men’s singles event at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which serves off on Friday in Japan.
6 Jul 2021
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)…
8 Jun 2021
Nigeria’s Edem Offiong, Olufunke Oshonaike, Olajide Omotayo and Quadri Aruna are among the 135 players listed by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for the singles events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics scheduled for Japan next month.