Nigeria, Egypt To Rekindle Rivalry in Morocco At ITTF Africa Cup

African best table tennis playing nations – Nigeria and Egypt will later this month rekindle their rivalry at the ITTF Africa Cup holding in Agadir, Morocco. Egypt as the defending champions will be relying on their stars – Omar Assar and Dina Meshref who are hoping to hold on to the title they won at…

Azzam Mohamed…Bespectacled Emerging Table Tennis Star

His calmness coupled with his lightening quick reflexes most times confused opponents and his quality distinguished 13-year-old Mohamed Azzam of Egypt at the ITTF Africa Junior and Cadet Championship in Tunis. His quality reminds one of the qualities that Omar Assar possessed as a junior player but Mohamed Azzam’s unique calmness portends a great future…

Egypt Dominate Team Event At ITTF African Junior Championships

The most successful country at the ITTF African Junior Championships, Egypt on Tuesday April 11 confirmed their supremacy in the team event of this year’s tournament after claiming the six event titles in Tunis. The climax of the tournament was the final of the boys’ team event between Egypt and host – Tunisia with the…

ITTF African Junior Championships: Egypt Dominates Seeding List

The most successful country at the ITTF African Junior Championships – Egypt dominated the seeding list in the team and singles events at this year’s tournament holding in Tunisia on April 9 to 15. In the team event seeding, Egypt tops in the junior boys and girls categories as well as in the boys U-21…

Social Media Handles Unveiled For AJC, YOG Qualifiers

To make the 2017 African Junior and Cadet Championships (AJC) and the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) qualifiers more engaging and entertaining, African Table Tennis Federation (ITTF Africa) has unveiled the social media handles for the continental tournament which holds in Tunis on April 9 to 15. According to ITTF Africa, the platforms will give the…

ITTF Africa Calls For Bidding Of Future Events

The African Table Tennis Federation (ITTF Africa) has officially invite bidding for its tournaments (2018 to 2020). In a statement issued by the President of ITTF Africa, Khaled El-Salhy, countries willing to stage any of the major tournaments in the continent are expected to bid. “ITTF-Africa would like to invite all interested National Associations to…

African Teams To jostle For Spots at Youth Olympic Games

The scramble for a spot in next year’s 3rd Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires for African teams will take place in Tunis on April 16 to 17 immediately after the African Junior and Cadet Championships. According to the President, ITTF Africa, Khaled El-Salhy, the continent is aiming for making the podium again after Tunisia’s…

A Ray Of Hope For African Table Tennis Teams In Cape Town

As long as the President of ITTF Africa, Khaled El-Salhy is satisfied with African countries hosting major international competitions like the World Junior Championships and World Cadet Challenge, he is also optimistic that the teams from the continent will make meaningful impact when the 2016 World Junior Championships serve off in Cape Town, South Africa…

Aruna Quadri Has Raised The Bar For African Players – ITTF Africa

For being the first African table tennis player to make it to the quarterfinal stage of the men’s singles at the Olympic Games, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has indeed raised the bar for upcoming players to aim at in their chosen career. At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the 28-year-old Nigerian created history by becoming the…