I’m a Proud Nigeria Table Tennis Federation Boss – Tikon

President of Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Ishaku Tikon has said that he is proud to be in charge of the sport that has continued to set standard for others to follow following the successful staging of the 2018 ITTF Challenge Seamaster Nigeria Open. Tikon specifically lauded the Local Organising Committee (LOC) chaired by Wahid…

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri Climbs To No 18 In Latest ITTF Ranking

Aruna Quadri has become the first Nigerian and the second African to make the top 18 ranking in the monthly ranking of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). To achieve his highest career ranking, Quadri rose from 20 to 18 in the August 2018 rating released at the weekend by the world table tennis ruling…

Commonwealth Games 2018 Silver Is Better Than Bronze – Aruna Quadri

Despite missing out in the gold medal battle against Singapore’s Gao Ning, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has said that he was satisfied with the silver medal than going for bronze at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games held in Australia. Having come from 2-0 down against the experienced Singaporean, Quadri succumbed to the experienced of the…

Quadri, Abiodun Edges Closer To Semis Of ETTU Champions League

Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun are edging closer to becoming the first Africans to play in the semifinal stage of the lucrative European Table Tennis Union (ETTU)-organised Champions League after Portugal’s Sporting Club defeated French champion – Stella Sport La Romagne 3:1 in the first leg of the quarterfinal tie. With Aruna Quadri playing a…

Nigeria’s Quadri inspires Sporting to lift Table Tennis’ Portuguese Cup

Quadri inspires Sporting to lift Portuguese Cup… Battle ready for Champions League Aruna Quadri continued his fine form for Sporting as the Nigerian led his team to retain the Portuguese Cup played at High Performance Center in Caldas da Rainha over the weekend. Quadri started the whitewash against ADC Ponta do Pargo with a 3-0…

Quadri, Meshref To Defend Titles At ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup

Aruna Quadri of Nigeria and Dina Meshref of Egypt will be defending their titles at this year’s ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup holding in Nairobi, Kenya. To win the tournament in 2016 in Khartoum, Sudan, Quadri defeated Omar Assar of Egypt 4-2 while Meshref also beat Edem Offiong of Nigeria and this year they will…

Nigeria’s Quadri Ends 2017 At Number 21 In Latest ITTF Rankings

Aruna Quadri set a new personal record for Nigeria and himself as the Nigerian is now ranked 21 in the end-of-the-year ITTF ranking released on Thursday December 7 by the world table tennis ruling body. Quadri has now dwarfed his best of 25th in the ranking to displace Egypt’s Omar Assar as the continent’s highest…

Quadri, Abiodun Inspire Sporting To Quarterfinal of ETTU Champions League

For the first time in Portuguese history, two Nigerians – Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun have made history as the first Africans to aid the qualification of Portuguese table tennis champions – Sporting to the quarterfinal stage of the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) Champions League. The Lisbon-based team made their debut in the lucrative…

Nigeria’s Quadri Battles Portugal’s Freitas in ETTU Champions League

The only African and Nigerian featuring in the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) Champions League, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri will be leading Sporting against Portugal’s Marcos Freitas team – France’s Pontoise Cergy in the third round of the lucrative league on Thursday November 23 in Lisbon. Quadri who finished among the top eight in the men’s…