Team Nigeria’s table tennis players at the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games built on their impressive performance in the opening group game as they recorded a 3-1 victory over their counterparts from Malaysia.
Olajide Omotayo, Bode Abiodun, and Azeez Jamiu were the active players in the brilliant win over the Asians.
Olajide Omotayo eased to a 13-11, 15-13, 11-7 win against Chee Feng Leong in match 1.
Bode Abiodun continued in equal momentum as Omotayo and he recorded a 11-5, 11-7, 13-11 victory over Muhammad Muhamad Rizal in Match 3.
In match 3, the duo of Azeez Jamiu and Omotayo were defeated 11-4, 11-9, 11-7 as the Malaysian pair of Javen Choong and Chee Feng Leong earned their first match win.
Jamiu did well to earn a win against Muhamad Rizal in a thrilling match 4 which ended 3-2 [11-7, 9-11, 11-5, 7-11, 11-8] in favour of the Nigerian.
Team Nigeria finish top of Group 4 having recorded two wins in two, and have automatically earned a spot in the Round 16 scheduled for April 6.