15th December, 2010
The ongoing Asoju-Oba Table Tennis Championship, taking place at the Molade Okoya Thomas Sports Indoor Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Serulere in Lagos, Nigeria enters the quarter final stage today.
Defending champion in the womenâ€™s singles, Atinuke Olaide faces Odusanya Bose. Ganiat Olatunde will confront Idris Morufat, while Anu Ajuwon will battle Rashidat Ogundele.
In the menâ€™s singles, Gbenga Ajulo will exchange strokesÂ with Adeyinka Ahmed. Ashimiyu Ganiyu, who humbled Kudus Oladejo 4-0 yesterday, boasted that he wants a tough opposition in the quarter final. He will play Olayiwola Majeed.
â€œI have not played tough opponents in all the matches I have played so far. It is ratherÂ sad that this yearâ€™s tourney is not as competitive as I thought,â€ said Ashimiyu who vowed to win the tournament on Friday.
The doublesâ€™ events in the senior, juniorÂ and cadetÂ categories will also be played today.
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