Team Nigeria representative in women singles table tennis Edem Offiong has stated that her opponent in the event Lily Zhang of United States proved to be better than her.
Offiong, after winning the first round game on Saturday, fell to Zhang 1-4 in the second round game on Monday.
Despite losing out early, Offiong still sound fulfilled playing against World number 30 in table tennis.
“She was too good for me to handle its a privilege playing against world no: 30.” She said.
“But that notwithstanding I did my very best. I’m very satisfied with my performance. Dear fans friends and loved ones, I just feel moved to write this, because thanks” doesn’t feel like enough to me.”
“If I could hug each and every one of you, I would. I would like to thank all of you who have fanned me or have spread my name around I really do appreciate that.
“Also, thank you to those fans who have really given me so much great ideas on and off the table. ” she wrote on her Instagram handle.