ITTF confirms Team Nigeria for Top 16 Cup in Kenya

By Esther Egbe
A four-man strong Nigeria team has been confirmed by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for next month’s ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup holding in Nairobi, Kenya National Daily learnt.
Men’s singles defending champion – Aruna Quadri tops the list of confirmed Nigeria players as well as seven-time Olympian, Segun Toriola will be campaigning in the men’s singles National Daily gathered.
For the women’s singles, Olufunke Oshonaike and Edem Offiong will fly Nigeria’s flag in the event.
Also like Nigeria, the world body has confirmed the Egyptian team for the three-day tournament.
Africa’s highest ranked player who just joined Borussia Dusseldorf in the German Bundesliga, Omar Assar will lead the North African side to the championship. He will be joined in the men’s singles by veteran Ahmed Saleh.