Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri inspired his French club Jura Morez to their first league win of the season away to Hennebont, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Quadri, whose world table tennis ranking soared to 25 from 40 after his impressive performances at the just concluded Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, was the hero for his team churning in two wins against Liam and China’s Chen Chien An to help his team to a 3-1 overall win in Paris on Tuesday.
Hennebont, with England’s Pitchford Liam leading the way, defeated Quadri’s teammate China’s Zhen Wang 3-1.
But in the second game, the 26-year-old Nigerian ping ponger levelled scores for Jura Morez when he beat Chien An 3-1.
Andre Silva put Jura Morez 2-1 up defeating Robinot Quentin 3-2 before Quadri sealed the win with a 11-13, 11-9, 11-7, 13-15, 11-7) victory to end the game 3-2.