After failing to win gold in the final of the last two National Championships, Mati Taiwo of Ondo secure gold at the maiden Lagos Top Invitational Table Tennis Challenge held at Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.
The national U-21 champion defeated the surprise star of the tournament, Bayelsa’s Samuel Boboye 4-2 (13-11, 8-11, 7-11, 11-13, 11-7. 1-11).
In the women’s singles, Kwara’s Bisola Asaju ended the dominance of Fatimo Bello of G20 in the women’s singles since the start of the year, the latter won the 20th National Sports Festival, Aso Cup, and National Championships.
In the final, Bisola Asaju succumb to superiority of Bose Odunsanya 4-2 (11-5, 8-11, 11-4, 3-11, 11-5, 11-6).
An elated Odusanya, who was ill before the final described the victory as the act of God stating that she never believed she could get to the final.