11-year-old Musa Mustapha has become world number one ranked player in the boys’ U-11 by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
In the recently released ranking by ITTF, Mustapha with 128 points is number one U-11 while he is also ranked 17th in the U-13 category, his elder brother, Mustapha Mustapha is rated 18th in the same cadre.
With this development, Mustapha has become the second African to be rated number one in the world after Hana Goda was in 2020 named the best U-15 girls in the world.
The new ranking reveals National junior champion Taiwo Matti is ranked 12th and 64th in the U-17 and U-19 world rankings respectively.
The Abuja-born player is expected to be part of the World Youth Series taking place later this year in Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana.