AFRICA

Assar And Meshref Crowned Champions At The 2015 African Games

Assar and Meshref crowned champions at the 2015 African Games
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Omar Assar and Dina Meshref are the 2015 African Games' winners. Assar claimed the title after beating Nigeria's pride Quadri Aruna in the final. The women's final was an Egyptian duel. Meshref emerged successfully over her teammate Nadeen El-Dawlatly. Congo Brazzaville won the titles in the doubles events. 


ITTF. Egypt clinched the singles titles at the 2015 African Games. Omar Assar and Dina Meshref repeated success of the 2015 Africa Cup and stood victorious in the finals. In the men's final Assar overcame Nigeria's Quadri Aruna by 11-8, 11-6 16-18, 11-6 and 11-6. The Egyptian player didn't have an easy match in semifinals He struggled to beat Congo Brazzaville's Jianan Wang by 11-5, 7-111, 11-1, 12-14, 5-11, 11-9 and 11-7. On the contrary, Aruna defeated Khalid Assar by 11-9, 11-6, 11-9 and 11-8. 

In the women's event Dina Meshref won the title as she overcame Nadeen El-Dawlatly by 7-11, 11-8, 11-6, 14-12 y 11-9. To reach the final, Meshref beat Congo Brazzaville's Han Xing by 9-11, 11-7, 11-13, 11-4 and 11-8. El-Dawlatly defeated Nigeria's Olufunke Oshonaike by 4-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-13, 11-5 and 12-10. 

Congo Brazzaville dominated the doubles events. In men's doubles Hu Bin and Wang Jianin claimed the title after beating their teammates Suraju Saka and Saheed Idowu by 11-5, 11-9 and 11-1. In the women's final Li Yuheng and Han Xing emerged successfully over Meshref and El-Dawlatly by 11-6, 8-11, 4-11, 11-7 and 11-6. 

In mixed doubles Wang Jianan and Li Yuheng captured the title. They overcame Nigeria's Ojo Onaolapo and Olufunke Oshonaike by 11-2, 11-6 and 14-12. 

Photo: insidethegames.biz


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