Sunday, September 19, 2021

Nigeria Badminton men’s doubles team crashes out after defeat to Denmark

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Nigeria badminton men’s doubles team at the Tokyo Olympics made up of Godwin Olofua and Anuoluwapo Opeyori has crashed out following their defeat to Denmark in their second Group B game.

Opeyori and Olofua succumbed to a 2-0 straight set defeat of 21-7, 21-10 to Denmark’s Kim Astrup and Aders Skaarup Rasmussen who are world number 12 in the doubles ranking.

It would be recalled that both players has lost their opening game to hosts Japan also in straight set of 21-2, 21-7.

They will now take on Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov from Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) today in their final fixture.