By Johnny Edward:
Nigeria’s table tennis star, Bode Abiodun has qualified for the men’s singles Round of 32 at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Abiodun defeated Owen Cathcart from Northern Ireland 4-1 ( 13-11, 8-11, 11-2, 11-7, 11- 8) in the Round of 64 to advance to the next round.
Abiodun will face Liam Pitchford in the men’s singles round of 32 later today.
The Nigerian star had earlier defeated Pitchford in the men’s team semi-finals 2 event on Monday.
Abiodun came from two sets down to beat Pitchford 3-2 (8-11,9-11-4,13-11,11-5).
Also Quadri Aruna will take on Brian Chan Yook Fo of Mauritius in the men’s singles Round of 32 in his second game later today.
Segun Toriola will face Aaron Wilson of Trinidad and Tobago in another men’s singles Round of 32 clash.