wins gold in women’s team Table Tenis
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Team Delta on Friday defeated Team Oyo 3-0 to win the gold medal in the women’s team table tennis final at the ongoing National Games in Asaba, Delta.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the quartet of Rashidat Ogundele, Fatima Bello, Ajoke Ojomu and Aminat Fashola took down Team Oyo in a one-sided final at the Stephen Keshi Stadium Indoor Sports Arena in Asaba.
Bello of Delta beat Fatimo Kazeem of Team Oyo 3-0 (11-4, 11-6, 11-7) while Ajoke Ojomu fought hard to win 3-2 (11-3, 9-11 , 5-11, 11-8, 11-3) against Halima Hussain
An elated captain of the women’s team, Ogundele, stood on the sidelines of the event expressing his joy at winning the first table tennis medal at the festival.
Ogundele said the win gave Team Delta confidence, adding that her teammates were ready for the singles event.
“Winning the team event lifted our spirits and gave us a strong chance in the women’s singles event. “Delta has a better chance of winning most of the medals in the women’s singles because we have the defending champion, Fatima Bello,” she said (NAN)(www.nannews.ng)
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