Commonwealth Games 2022: India beats Nigeria in men’s table tennis event

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Nigeria lost 3-1 to India in the second semi-final of the men’s table tennis team event at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

The duo of Abiodun Bode and Omotayo Olajide lost 3-0 in the doubles against Desai Harmeet and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan of India.

The Indian pair took the three sets 11-6, 11-7, 11-7.

The second single game between Omotayo and Gnanasekaran also ended 3-1 in favour of the Indian player.

He took the first set 11-9 while the Nigerian took the second set 11-4.

Gnanasekaran took the third and fourth sets 11-6, 11-8 to send India to the final.

Team Nigeria will take on England in the third-place match at the NEC 3 court. Team India will also face Singapore in the final after the third-place game.