Nine Nigerian table tennis players have secured tickets to participate in the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games following their superlative performances at the ongoing ITTF African Para Championships taking place in Giza, Egypt.
The duo with this heroic feat became the first African couple to qualify for the Paralympic Games after securing their maiden ticket at the continental tournament in Egypt.
This paid off for the Nigerian who ended the tie 3-1, thus qualifying for his maiden Paralympic Games, a feat he celebrated by bursting into a big jubilation.
Top on the list of the Nigerian players that sealed their berths in Paris were couple Kayode Alabi and Ifechukwude Ikpeoyi.
However, Nigeria dominated the men’s singles event, picking the majority of the tickets with four of the six athletes qualifying for their debut at the Paralympic Games.
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