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Sports News of Sunday, 31 July 2022


CWG: Team Nigeria secures Table tennis QF spot

The table tennis team at the commonwealth games The table tennis team at the commonwealth games

Team Nigeria continues their impressive run at the Table Tennis event of the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth games at Birmingham, United Kingdom.

In Saturday’s clash Olajide Omotayo pummeled Christos Savva of Cyprus in three straight sets in the men’s singles.

The Nigerian number two secured the win with a 11-2, 11-2, 11-3.The victory came after he helped the men’s team secured quarterfinals belt, winning all three Group games.

Meanwhile in boxing, Nigeria’s Abdul-Afeez Osoba qualifies for the Round of 16 after beating Carl Hield of Bahamas.

Osoba stopped his opponent in the round of the men’s -71kg clash in Birmingham.The boxer will know his opponent on Sunday.