Nigeria Begins Campaign At ITTF WJC In Egypt

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From Monday June 8 at the 6th October Sports Hall in Cairo, Nigeria will join 13 others countries, including host Egypt, in competing for honours at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Junior Circuit (WJC) tagged “Egypt Junior and Cadet Open.”
The tournament will serve off with the team event in the junior and cadet divisions and to emphasis the quality of Nigeria, the West African giant has been listed among the top seeded teams of the competition.
Fourteen events in junior, cadet and mini cadet will be contested for by 138 players from Nigeria, Algeria, Botswana, India, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Romania, Slovakia, Togo, Tunisia and host – Egypt.
Meanwhile, organisers of the championship hope to treat players to an exciting time.
According to President, Egypt Table Tennis Federation (ETTF), Alaa Meshref, a lot of things have been lined up for teams.
“The unique thing is that all African and Arab competitors of Egypt are coming this year. It will be an Afro-Arab festival for the youngsters in table tennis. This will provide these countries with a clear vision of where each one stands relative to their rivals. We will provide touristic half day and full day excursions through Sheraton Dreamland with GER special prices to any number of persons on any day,” he said.

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