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Paralympics: Nigeria Grab Table Tennis Bronze

Team Nigeria settled for bronze medal after going down to a 2-0 defeat to Australia in the semi-finals of the men’s team Class 9 to 10 event of the table tennis competition at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

In the doubles game, Tajudeen Agunbiade and Alabi Olufemi lost 3-1 to Australian pair Ma Lin and Joel Coughlan.

After losing the first set 12-10, the Nigerian team fought back to win 11-8, only to lose 12-10 again in the third set.

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They however failed to keep up the momentum by losing the fourth set 11-5 for a 3-1 major score line.

Ma went on to beat Agunbiade 3-2 in the opening singles, coming from two sets down (8-11, 9-11) to win the final three sets 11-3, 11-9, 11-8.

Team Nigeria now have three gold, one silver and three bronze medals from the Games.

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