22nd February, 2012
President of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation, NTTF, Abdulwahab Omotosho, has expressed confidence in the players that will wear the country’s colours in the table tennis event at the London 2012 0lympic Games.
The NTTF boss said that the trio of Portugal-based Aruna Quadri, Segun Toriola and the Germany-based Funke Oshonaike are capable of doing the country proud at the London Games.
“The Portugal Table Tennis Federation, PTTF, has ranked Aruna Quadri, who is in his first season in the country, as the best player in the Portugese League. The player is doing very well at the moment and I have no doubt that he will do the country proud at the Olympics.
“Funke Oshonaike is another player whom we expect to make the country proud in London. The Germany-based player is at the top of her game at the moment. And we know that she will perform well at the games, considering her previous experience,” said Omotosho.
Omotosho assured Nigerians that the Federation will do the utmost to make sure that the country’s representatives at the Olympics come back home with laurels.
“We are working round the clock to ensure we return from the Olympics with medals. We know that the players will not disappoint their fans. They are prepared to give a good account of themselves at the games,” said the NTTF boss.