Nigeria’s table tennis star, Aruna Quadri maintained his position as the number one player in Africa following the latest ranking released by the International Table Tennis Federation, Completesports.com reports.
Quadri, despite his inactivity for the past two months is ranked in 26th position in the world.
He maintained his position as Africa’s best after displacing Egypt’s Omar Assar in October.
Assar maintained his 47th position in the ranking having dropped drastically after his suspension by the Egyptian Table Tennis Federation.
Segun Toriola and Olajide Omotayo were static in their rating.Toriola is rated 136 while Omotayo, a semifinalist at the 2018 ITTF African Championship is ranked 146th.
China’s Fan Zhendong and Ding Ning head into 2019 on top of the Men’s and Women’s World Rankings respectively.
By Adeboye Amosu