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After Hungarian Group Stage Exit, Kazeem Makanjuola Seeks Progression In Guadalajara
. Makanjuola with Aruna Quadri
Nigerian sensational table tennis star Kazeem Makanjuola is seeking a progression in his career in Guadalajara SR Sports can confirm.
Makanjuola, who is Aruna Quadri’s double partner, is presently ranked the 7th best player in Nigeria and 516th in the world according to the latest ITTF ranking.
The 31-year-old player, who lost to Nigeria born Congolese player, Saheed Idowu (2-4) in the round of 32 at Nigeria Open last year is hoping he gets the headline in the city of Guadalajara in three days time , when the 2018 ITTF Challenge Spanish Open kicks off .
“My target is to qualify from the group stage and do better in the open.” The Spanish Open will be his second World tour in three months , he was at the Hungarian Open in January.
The World Number 516 lost to Denmark’s Lind Anders , who is ranked 173 (0-4 ). He partnered Omotayo Olajide in the Mens double event but they lost to Czech Republic’s duo of Konecny Thomas and Polansky Thomas ( 3-0) .
The forty thousand US dollars competition will commence on Wednesday 28th March and conclude on Sunday 1st April.