Nigeria Dominates Hosts Egypt, Africa To Paralympic Games Tickets In Table Tennis

Team Nigeria has dominated the ITTF African Para Championships taking place in Giza, Egypt by winning the majority of the tickets to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

Host nation, Egypt, Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, South Africa, Kenya, Mauritius and Algeria are participating in the three-day tournament which ends on Saturday September 23.

Out of the 14 Olympic tickets available at the event, Nigeria amassed nine while Egypt clinched five as the two nations continue to show their dominance in Africa table tennis.

Nigeria couple, Kayode Alabi and Ifechukwude Ikpeoyi became the first African couple to qualify for the Paralympic Games after securing their maiden ticket at the continental showpiece in Egypt.

Faith Obazuaye of Nigeria secured the first ticket after emerging champion in class 10 of the women’s singles. In successive sessions, Nigeria added more tickets in women’s class nine and five with Kehinde Lawal and Ifechukwude Ikpeoyi dominating their events as champions.

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