ITTF Ranking : Nigeria based Fatimo Bello now Nigeria’s No 1 ranked female player

ITTF Ranking : Nigeria based Fatimo Bello now Nigeria’s No 1 ranked female player

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2022 ITTF Africa Cup Silver medallist, Nigeria’s Fatimo Bello is now ranked World No 52 in the latest ITTF Table Tennis World Ranking and the fourth ranked female player in Africa behind Egypt’s trio of Hana Goda, Mariam Alhodaby and Dina Meshref, after amassing a total of 350 points.

Rewarded for her fantastic run at the 2022 ITTF Africa Cup in Lagos, Bello defeated Compatriot Edem Offiong at the quarterfinals before overcoming Egypt’s Mariam Alhodaby in semifinal but lost  the final to 14-year –old Hana Goda , who is now World No 33 and Africa’s number one ranked female player .

The three-time regional champion, whose last competition outside Africa was in 2010 at the Global Cadet Challenge in 2010 have dominated the local scene for the past five years.

 




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