2016 ITTF Africa Senior Championship Egypt beat Nigeria in men’s final

Mohamed El-Beiali fought back from 2-0 down to beat Nigerian veteran Segun Toriola 3-2 to claim the title.

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Mohamed El-Beiali play Mohamed El-Beiali of Egypt (ITTF Africa)
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Egypt are champions again after beating Nigeria in the men’s final of the ongoing the 2016 ITTF Africa Senior Championship holding in Morocco.

An Omar Assed inspired Egyptian side beat Aruna Quadri led Nigerian team 3-2.  

Mohamed El-Beiali fought back from 2-0 down to beat Nigerian veteran Segun Toriola 3-2 to claim the title.

Egyptian tennis player Ahmed Saleh was excited with the win.

Aruna Quadri and N. Bello play Aruna Quadrin led Nigerian team lost to Egypt in the final of the 2016 ITTF Africa Senior Championship (Getty Images )

 

We knew from the start of the match that Segun Toriola is a dangerous player and we planned that we could take the lead 2-1 and hoping that Omar Assar will defeat Aruna Quadri in the fourth game,” Saleh is quoted to say by Channels TV.

Unfortunately Omar Assar lost and we were confident that Mohamed El-Beiali will deliver and I am so happy that he did it for us.

This victory is sweet because that was our main mission in Morocco to reclaim our men’s team title which we lost to Nigeria at the 2015 African Games in Congo Brazzaville.

I am so happy that I am part of this team and I will cherish this victory for a long time.”

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