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Unlucky day for Adesokan in Olympics badminton singles

Dorcas Adesokan

Dorcas Adesokan

Dorcas Adesokan
Dorcas Adesokan
Team Nigeria’s Dorcas Adesokan on Monday lost to Clara Azurmendi of Spain in her Tokyo Olympics badminton women’s singles event.

In the group play stage game of Group C fixtures at the Musashino Forest Plaza court in Tokyo, Adesokan lost 0-2 (10-21, 2-21).

The 23-year-old Nigerian will go on to face An Seyoung of South Korea on Tuesday evening at the same venue.

This will be in another Group C fixture, which will determine her progress in the competition.

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Meanwhile, Nigeria’s pair of Godwin Olofua and Anuoluwapo Opeyori will later in the day return to the same venue.

In continuation of their Group B campaign in the men’s doubles event, they will take on the pair of Kim Astrup and Anders Rasmussen from 6 p.m Tokyo time.

The pair of Olofua and Opeyori had lost their opening group game on Saturday against Team Japan.