ITTF Africa Cup: Edem Effiong Seals Final Berth After Beating Henry Yousra To Clinch Tokyo 2020 Olympic Ticket

Nigeria’s Edem Offiong will face  Dina Meshref in the ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup final after defeating Henry Yousra 6-11,14-16,11-8, 11-7,11-7,11-6 in Tunisia.

The victory means Edem will be among Nigeria’s representatives at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics at Japan.

The 33-year-old qualified for the semi-final of the Table Tennis event after outclassing Fadwa Garci 11-8, 7-11, 11-5, 11-8, 11-6) in the quarterfinals.

The two-time Africa Top 16 Bronze medalist began this year’s edition with an 8-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-6 win over Tunisia’s Safa Saidani before beating South Africa’s Simeen Mookrey 11-3, 8-11, 11-3, 11-7.

Edem Offiong will hope to clinch her first gold at the ITTF AfricaCup final where Dina Meshref calmly awaits.