WATCH: Aruna Quadri Wins 2018 ITTF Nigeria Open
After elimination at the quarter-final stage of the 2017 edition of the Nigeria Open of the International Table Tennis Federation, Aruna Quadri returns to emerge victorious in the 2018 edition of the Lagos table tennis challenge.
Aruna defeated French opponent, Anthony Hachard, 13-11, 3-11, 11-8, 7-11, 5-11, 7-11.
Aruna, who is ranked 18th in the world bounced back from a set down to defeat Hacherd four sets to two.
The win by Aruna made him the first Nigerian to win the Nigeria Open.
Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, congratulated Aruna via his personal Twitter account and also gave him a cash gift of #1,000,000
Ambode’s tweet read, “Congratulations to our own Aruna Quadri, on emerging as the winner of the International Table Tennis Federation Challenge. #NigeriaOpen2018.”
— Akinwunmi Ambode (@AkinwunmiAmbode) August 12, 2018
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