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Offiong Qualifies For Tokyo 2020 Women’s Table Tennis

Edem Offiong reacts throughout a recreation. Picture: ITTF-Africa


Edem Offiong has certified for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after profitable her first two video games in group A on the African qualification match for desk tennis in Tunis.

The 33-year-old beat Gulti Marta of Ethiopia Four-Zero (11-Eight, 11-7, 11-2, 11-5) in her first recreation and adopted it up with a troublesome Four-Three (13-11,11-1,9-11,11-95-11,Eight-11,11-6) win over house lady Garci Fadwa.

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Offiong who has been in good kind lately having received silver on the African prime 16 cup on Wednesday is the primary Nigerian to qualify for the desk tennis singles occasion of the summer season video games.

Offiong turns into the primary to choose a ticket on the match with seven spots within the singles nonetheless up for grabs.

In the meantime, compatriots Funke Oshonaike, Aruna Quadri and Olajide Omotayo will hope to affix her in sealing qualification on the finish of the competitors on Friday.

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