Nigerian table tennis player, Aruna Quadri makes history at the Olympics, enters quarterfinals

Nigeria’s table tennis player, Aruna Quadri, yesterday made history as he became the first African to ever get to the quarterfinals of the table tennis game in any Olympic games. Aruna beat Germany’s Timo Boll 4-2 in men’s single table tennis match at the ongoing Rio, Brazil Olympic. 28 year old Aruna will play against Ma Long in the quarterfinals next week Tuesday August 16th.

Aruna last year also made history as the first African to win International Tennis player of the year award at a ceremony held in Dubai.

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