Lagos International: Mixed fortunes for Team Nigeria
Action continued in Day two of the 4th Lagos International Badminton Classics with mixed Fortunes for Team Nigeria. Nigeria’s number one ranked player Clement Krobakpor was the major casualty losing to Milan Ludik of Czech republic 21-15, 21-13,
India’s Kartikey Gulshan ranked eight in the tournament beat Nigeria’s Godwin Olufua 21-9, 21-10, Isreali, Misha Zilberman defeated Ghanian Emmanuel Yaw Donkor 21-17, 21-12, Filip Bdzel of Czech republic lost to Georges Paul of Mauritius 18-21, 18-21. In the battle of two Nigerian’s Anuoluwapo Opeyori defeated Kayode Mope 21-14, 21-11.
In the Women’s category another upset was recorded as the tournaments number 1 ranked player Kate foo Kune of Mauritius was shown the exit door by India’s Riya Mookerjee 22-20, 21-13 .Nigeria’s number 1 ranked female player Dorcas Adesokan won against South Africa’s Jophanita Scholtz 21-9, 21- 15. Deborah Ukeh edged past Samin Abedkhojasteh of Iran 21-15, 15-21, 21-16.