Nigeria males’s crew will face India within the semi-finals of the Desk Tennis occasion of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Video games.
Led by Quadri Aruna, the Nigerian crew edged Malaysia 3-2 within the doubles and singles to advance into the final 4.
Nigeria is now assured a medal for reaching the semi-finals.
The tie kicked off with the doubles with Javen Choong and Qi Shen beating Bode Abiodun and Olajide Omotayo 3-1 (6-11, 12-10, 12 -10,11-7).
Aruna then acquired Nigeria again on observe as he defeated Chee Feng Leong 3-1 (9 -11,11 – 6,5 -11, 5-11) within the first singles tie.
Malaysia went 2-1 forward because of Qi Shen Wong who thrashed Bode Biodun 3-0 (12 -10, 14 -12, 11-5).
The Nigerian crew leveled up once more by Omotayo with a 3-1 win ( 8-11, 11-9, 7-11, 6-11) Chee Feng Leong within the third singles.
And within the decider, Aruna overcame Javen Choong 3-1 (11-7, 8-11, 5-11, September 11) to assist Nigeria into the semis.
Nigeria will now meet India within the semi-final which comes up on Monday.