Nigeria Table Tennis star, Aruna Quadri on Sunday evening successfully defended his men’s singles ITTF African Championship in Tunisia.
The highest ranked African Nigeria table tennis star in the men’s defeated Egypt’s Ahmed Seleh 4-0 ( 11-2, 12-10, 11-6, 11-6) in the final.
Aruna Quadri in the semi final edged compatriots Olajide Omotayo in a commanding 4-0 victory (12-10, 11-6, 11-9, 11-2) to advance to the final of the 2023 ITTF-Africa Senior Championships.
The Nigerian retained his ITTF African title he won last year in Algeria after a 4-3 win over Egyptian Omar Assar.
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Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.
In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.
He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.
Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.
He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.
Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.
Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.