2023 African Table Tennis Championship finals hold in Kenya

WINNERS are set to emerge in the 2023 Africa Table Tennis Championship as the final holds on Saturday, May 6, in Nairobi, Kenya.

The road to the final will witness the semi-final matches of both male and female categories.

In the male category, Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna will face Egypt’s Mohamed El-Beiali while another Egyptian Omar Assar will slug it out against Antoine Razafinarivo from Madagascar

In the female category two Egyptians face each other – Dina Meshref will battle Marwa Alhodaby to get to the final while Cameroon’s Sarah Hanffou will face 15-year-old Hana Goda from Egyty.



    Winners from the semi-final will play in the final which will produce the winners in both male and female categories.

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    Ahead of the encounter, 19-year-old Antoine Razafinarivo from Madagascar could not hide his excitement with his passage to the last four and admitted that it’s been great fun playing in the competition.

    “When I was coming for the tournament, I just wanted to have fun and be happy with my performance. When I looked at the roll call of players, I realized that this is the gathering of the best players in Africa. But as things have panned out for me, I am going into the semi-final against Omar Assar to enjoy myself because Assar is a very good player.

    “I am not going to play under any pressure but I will give my best,” Razafinarivo said.

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