Nigeria carted home 12 gold medals to dethrone Egypt as the new para table tennis champion in Africa.
The team asserted their authority and became the new heavyweights in the continent’s para table tennis by dominating the singles event to pick up most of the tickets to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.
From the 14 tickets available for the Paralympic Games, Nigeria picked nine while Egypt settled for five in the singles events.
The host team dominated the doubles and mixed doubles events with five gold medals while Nigeria picked two.
In the overall medals table, Nigeria picked 12 gold while Egypt won 10 to surrender their dominance to the West African nation.
The three-day tournament had hosts, Egypt Algeria, Nigeria, Mauritius, Cameroon, South Africa, Kenya and Cote d’Ivoire competed in the singles, doubles and mixed doubles events.