Egypt, Nigeria square up in singles semis – Punch Newspapers

Idris Adesina

Three Nigerians and three Egyptians will be playing in the semi-final of the men and women singles events on the final day of the 2018 ITTF Africa Senior Championships in Mauritius on Sunday.

Aruna Quadri will face compatriot Olajide Omotayo while Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh will battle veteran Segun Toriola in the men’s singles semi-final.

Egypt’s Dina Meshref will square up against Nigeria’s Edem Offiong while Amira Yousry will face compatriot Yousra Helmy in the women’s singles semi-final.

The finals of the events will be played on the same day. With the fixture, it means at least one Nigerian will be in the final of the men’s singles while Egyptians are assured a place in the final of the women’s singles.

Defending champion of the women’s singles Funke Oshonaike of…

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