ITTFAfrica Cup: Assar Dethrones Aruna Quadri As African Champion



Omar Assar of Egypt is the new champion of African table tennis, dethroning Nigeria’s  Aruna Quadri, in a thrilling seven games at the  ITTFAfrica Cup in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Nigerian had rallied from 1-3 down to force the seventh game, which Assar won 11-8.

Quadri had defeated another Egyptian, Ahmed Saleh  in the semi-final for the final battle royale with Assar.

Assar in his own semi-final defeated Saheed Idowu, a Nigerian who plays for Congo Brazzaville.