Liebherr 2018: Nigeria’s T/tennis team pip Bulgaria

…tops men’s division 2 group F

Nigeria’s table tennis team recorded their third win at the ongoing Liebherr 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Halmstad, Sweden defeating Bulgaria 3-0 on Wednesday.
They suffered a 3-1 loss to Slovakia on Tuesday after beating Turkey 3-0 and Argentina 3-1 in their opening two games of the Men’s Division 2 Group F.
The trio of Quadri Aruna, Olajide Omotayo and Segun Toriola recorded wins in their respective games to send Nigeria top of Group F with seven points from three games.
Toriola started off on a bright note for Nigeria, defeating Golovanov Stanislav 3-0 (11-7,11-3,11-8) just as Aruna beat Teodor Alexandrov 3-0 (11-7, 11-7, 11-4).
Omotayo came from a set down to beat Denislav Kodjabashev 3-1 in their final set match. He won his set 4-11, 11-9,11-5,11-8.

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