Nigeria’s Table Tennis team defeated England in the men’s team table tennis semifinals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia on Monday.
Segun Toriola lost Nigeria’s first match 3-2 (14-12,9-11,7-11,13-11,7-11) to Paul Drinkhall.
In Match 2, Bode Abiodun beat Liam Pitchford 3-2 (8-11,9-11-4,13-11,11-5).
In match 3, Segun Toriola and Olajide Omotayo defeated the duo of Samuel Water and Paul Drinkhall 3-1 (2-11,11-7,12-10,11-7).
In Match 4, Olajide Omotayo lost 3-2 (11-9, 4-11, 8-11, 11-9, 5-11) to Liam Pitchford, Bode Abiodun defeated Samuel Walker in match 5 3-2 ( 8-11,11-8, 11-9, 6-11, 11-8) win.
The Nigerian team led by Segun Toriola had earlier defeated hosts Australia 3-1 in the quarterfinals
Nigeria will play India in the Final of the competition
SOURCE :The Nigerian Voice (sport)