Doha 2024: Aruna Quadri Edge Calderano


Nigeria table tennis sensation Aruna Quadri started the 2024 season on a winning note as he defeated Brazilian International Hugo Calderano in Doha.

The top 16 table tennis players are slugging it out in the world Table tennis tournament in Lusail, Doha and Aruna is the only African player in the competition.

He faced the South American player on Wednesday afternoon and recorded a narrow 3-2 victory.

The African champion started the game slowly losing the first two sets 11-2, 11-7 but bounced back strongly to win 11-9, 12-10, 12-10 to progress to the quarter final.