6th NYG: Lagos upstage Kwara to win Table Tennis gold




Abdulbaasit Abdulfatai of Kwara had rallied to grab a 2-2 stalemate, after falling to Mathew Kuti of Lagos in the first two sets in the finals of the Table Tennis event, at the ongoing in Ilorin.

It was a difficult situation for Abdulfatai against Kuti, who has had enough time to rest than his Kwara counterpart, after clinching medal in the doubles event, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN reports.

The last set of the game of five witnessed a fierce contest from the two lads before the Lagos boy eventually triumphed with the slimmest of two points against the apparently fatigued Abdulfatai who ultimately settled for the silver medal.

Overall, Kwara hauled 2 and 2 silver from the outing, a feat that spoke volumes about the level of their preparations, motivation and dexterity of the players. (NAN)

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