Nigeria Name Team For Table Tennis World Junior Championships
Abuja (Nigeria), Nov 16 (IANS) The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation has named eight players to represent the country at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) world junior championships coming up later this month in Cape Town, South Africa.
In a statement made available to Xinhua on Tuesday, president of the local tennis federation, Wahid Oshodi, said the junior players would compete for honours in the singles, doubles and team events of the championships scheduled to be held between November 30 and December 7.
The local federation said it would use the tournament as a grooming platform for the junior players into the senior national team.
More than 24 countries are expected to send 96 male and 96 female representatives for the competition.
Nigeria, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and host South Africa would represent the African continent at the eight-day championships.
ICC Confirms ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 Still Has No Threat
Though the novel COVID-19 or coronavirus is dominating the world, the International Cricket Council (ICC) still believes that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 can be organised successfully according to the scheduled time. According to the schedule, Australia will host the ICC Men’s T20…
Ezzeldin Bahader set to break Guinness World Record as oldest footballer
Just when you thought you had seen it all in football, something completely new occurs. For those that claim the sport is for young men and women, they have never met 75-year-old Egyptian Ezzeldin Bahader. The grandfather of six is attempting to become the world’s…