National Sports Festival: Oshonaike, Toriola crash out of Tennis’ mixed-Doubles event

National Sports Festival: Oshonaike, Toriola crash out of Tennis’ mixed-Doubles event

Table Tennis Veterans Segun Toriola and Funke Oshonaike have crashed out of the mixed doubles of the ongoing National Sports Festival taking place in Abuja after they were beaten 12-10, 7-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8 by Team Oyo duo Funmilola Ajala and 59-year-old Taofeeq Maya.

It was Team Oyo that took the first set 12-10, but the experienced duo of Toriola and Oshonaike who have gone to a combined 13 Olympic games railed to make it 1-1 winning the second set 7-11.


 

Team Oyo took the third 11-9 and while Toriola and Oshoniake took the fourth set 7-11.

 

In the final and decisive set, it was Team Oyo that carried the day 11-8 to create one of the biggest upset so far at the National Sports Festival.

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