by Olalekan Okusan, ITTF-Africa Press Officer
Countries such as China, England, Denmark, Norway, Thailand, Slovenia, Iran and Mauritius will all be making their debut at the Africa’s elite tournament; an event which boasts a total prize fund of US$ 46,000.00.
Meanwhile, just as in 2017, Europe dominates the list of countries with 13 nations heading to Lagos; these include Norway, Russia, Scotland, Denmark, England, Slovenia, Italy, Hungary, Romania, France, Finland, Luxembourg and Netherlands.
China leads the Asia countries which include India, Iran and Thailand; South America is represented by Brazil while others are Colombia and Argentina.
Nigeria will very much spearhead the African challenge; players from Mauritius, Congo Brazzaville, Congo Democratic, Ghana, Egypt and South Africa will also compete.
Notably to promote the tournament a local website has been created: www.ittfnigeriaopen.com