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NTTF Names Team For ITTF WJC In Egypt

Posted: Jun 4, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has named a 10-man team for this month’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Junior Circuit (WJC) holding in Cairo, Egypt.

The team will be led by African Youth Games champion, Olasunkanmi  Oginni, as well as national junior champion, Esther Oribamise.

Others in the boys’ team are Lagos Open revealation, Nurudeen Hassan; national junior champion, Amadi Omeh; cadet champion, Abayomi Animasahun as well as southpaw Michael Obayomi.

For the girls’ team, Oribamise will be joined by Ajoke Ojomu, Alimot Ayinla, Vivian Oku and cadet champion, Muibat Bello.

The team is at present tuning up for the competition at the National Stadium in Surulere under the watchful eyes of Italy-based Michael Oyebode and Bode Ajayi.

The team is expected to depart aboard an Egypt Airline on Sunday June 7, 2015.

Over 14 countries including Nigeria will compete at the one-week tournament holding at the ultra modern October 6 Hall in Giza, Cairo.

Other teams expected at the championship, which serves off on Monday June 8 are Algeria, Botswana, India, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Romania, Slovakia, Togo, Tunisia and host – Egypt.