All Nigeria’s Table Tennis Reps Knocked Out As Aruna Quadri Loses

Aruna Quadri has been knocked out from table tennis men’s singles events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The Team Nigeria’s captain to Tokyo2020 lost 4-2 to a Brazilian, Gustavo Tsuboi, in a keenly fought contest.

With his defeat, all Team Nigeria’s representatives in table tennis have been knocked out from the Olympics.

Other Team Nigeria’s representatives in table tennis who have been eliminated from the competition are Funke Oshonaike, Offiong Edem, and Olajide Omotayo.

Multiple Olympic Games participant Funke Oshonaike was sent packing from the Tokyo 2020 Games in the preliminary round.

The 45-year-old Oshonaike lost 1-4 to Juan Liu of the U.S in the women’s table tennis singles.

Oshonaike who has represented Nigeria at seven Olympic Games lost the first three sets to her opponent.

She lost the first set 7-11, the second 3-11 and the third 4-11, before winning the fourth set 13-11 and then lost the fifth 4-11 to crash out of the Games.

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