13th African Games: Egypt, Nigeria, Algeria advance to quarterfinals in team event

Top seeds – Egypt and Nigeria as well as Algeria, Tunisia and Madagascar have booked their places in the quarterfinal of the table tennis men’s team event at the 13th African Games taking place in Accra, Ghana.

Egypt emerged leader in group 1 after beating Ethiopia and Gabon 3-0 each to maintain their 100 percent record while Nigeria, drawn in group 2 alongside Congo DR and Mauritania had a 3-0 win over the two teams to top the group.

Algeria also beat Angola and Guinea with 3-0 margin to progress to the last eight, while Tunisia defeated Cote d’Ivoire and Kenya to progress.

Madagascar edged Ghana and Sudan to join the league of the elite teams in the quarterfinal.

But the battle for the remaining three slots in the quarterfinal will be jostled for by the secOnd place teams in each group to determine the quarterfinal pairing.

In the women’s team event, Egypt, South Africa, Nigeria and Tunisia have booked their spots in the semifinal round of the event after topping their groups while they await the second place teams in the four groups to determine the semifinal pairing.

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