Nigerian table tennis is not lacking in support at the ongoing 12th African Games as the country’s ambassador to Morocco, Baba Garba was present to cheer the team to victory in the women quarterfinal tie against host – Morocco.
The envoy accompanied by some officials of the mission including the Head of Chancery, Adamu Ibrahim Gombe took time to chat with the players, while urging them to give their best for the country in the competition. He, however, promised to cheer the team in the finals which will hold on Friday, August 23, 2019.
“We just need to continue to inspire our athletes as my coming here is to motivate the players to give their best and make the country proud. We are excited with their performance and I am looking forward to cheering them during the finals,” the envoy said.
For Olufunke Oshonaike, the presence of the ambassador was commendable and we hope we can do our best to make it the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.