Commonwealth Games: Nigeria Breeze Past Australia To Advance Into The Table Tennis Semifinals

The Nigerian table tennis team achieved another laudable milestone as they defeated Australia 3-1 in the men’s team quarter-finals event at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games to book a place in the semi-finals.
The Nigerian team had earlier defeated Belize and Malaysia by 3-0 and 3-1 respectively in their group games.
In match 1, Bode Abiodun defeated Heming Hu 3-2 (11-9,10-12,11-4,8-11,11-8) while Olajide Omotayo lost 3-1 (9-11,11-6,7-11,8-11) to Xin Yan in match 2.
In match 3, the pair of Segun Toriola and Olajide Omotayo defeated David Powell and Heming Hu 3-0 (11-7,11-5,11-7).
In match 4, Segun Toriola emerged 3-1 winner over Xin Yan. Toriola, won the game 11-9,12-14,11-3, 11-6.
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