WTTC: Quadri Leads Team Nigeria to China

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Top Nigeria Table Tennis Star ArunaQuadriwill lead Team Nigeria to 2015 ITTF QOROS World Table Tennis Championship (WTTC) taking place in Suohou, China, from April 26 to May 3.

Sources close to the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) said Aruna will be joined by OjoOnoalopo, KazeemMakanjuola and SegunToriola in the male category, while FunkeOshonaike and EdemEffiong are the two Nigerians in the female category.

310 male and 238 female players from well over 100 countries are expected to feature at the tournament.

All eyes will surely be on Quadri in the six-day championship. The Nigerian super star was crowned the World Table Tennis Player of the Year in 2014.

He has moved from the 30th position he was ranked at the end of last year to 38th in the first quarter of this year. This was however due to the defeat Quadrisuffered from his Egyptian rival Oman Hassan in the ITTF tournaments held in Egypt and Lagos respectively.

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