Toriola misses out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Former Africa’s table tennis top seed, Segun Toriola, will miss the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan after he and his pairing partner, Olufunke Oshonaike lost to Egypt’s Omar Assar and Dina Meshref in the mixed doubles event finals of the Africa Olympic Qualifying Tournament held yesterday in Tunis.
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.
Nigeria beats Egypt 3-1, qualifies for 2019 ITTF World Team Cup
Nigeria’s men team yesterday at the on-going ITTF African Championships in Mauritius defeated Egypt 3-1 to book their place in the 2019 ITTF World Team Cup. The World Team Cup will be hosted by Japan next year. The trio of Segun Toriola, Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun fought well against the boastful Egyptians to secure…
Aruna, Toriola qualifies for Men’s doubles quarter finals
The combination of Aruna Quadri and Segun Toriola was good enough to beat the pair of Malaysia’s Javen Choong and Chee Feng Leong 3-1 (11-7, 9-11, 11-8,11-5) to reach the quarter finals in the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia on Thursday.
Quadri joins Nigeria’s Commonwealth Games’ table tennis squad
The arrival of Table Tennis whizkid, Aruna Quadri has boosted the morale of his teammates, as well as other Nigerian officials as the semifinal of team event strokes off.
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.
Oshonaike says fulfilled with ranking as Africa’s No. 2
This is a ranking I must say is well deserved, I worked so hard for it and I am happy my efforts yielded positive result.
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.
ITTF president urges African players to emulate Toriola
International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa President, Khaled El’Salhy, has urged emerging players from the continent to emulate Nigeria’s Segun Toriola ...