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Quadre Wins C-USA Again As Jumai, Ogunsakin, Adeleye Hit Giant Strides

Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre was the Florida International University’s anchor on their way to retaining their Conference USA Women’s Tennis title over the weekend

The African Games silver medalist who has been in a brilliant form since recovering from the illness that slowed her down in Ghana won the match that confirmed FIU Women’s Tennis as the champions of the C-USA.

Oyinlomo Quadre C-USA Winner 2024

This win means Quadre and her colleagues have now won the title for the second consecutive year after the former Nigerian number one led them to the title on 2023, on her way to winning multiple awards as well.

Quadre leads the list of Nigerian players who were at their very best at different competitions they participated in over the weekend.

Oyinlomo Quadre C-USA Winner 2024

Daniel Adeleye, Nigeria’s top junior player on the Junior ITF ranking, also reached his third consecutive final at a J30 event, but he lost to Francky Hoimian from Côte d’Ivoire.

Adeleye who had beaten his Ivorian opponent in the two finals they played at the two legs of the J30 Accra events could not get past Hoimian at the J30 Abidjan.

Daniel Adeleye J30 Abidjan

The final set encounter ended in favour of the Ivorian as he and his Nigerian counterpart also lost the Doubles final – their first loss in three weeks.

Another Nigerian player who shone like a diamond over the weekend was Jumai Mohammed of the Clark Atlanta University.

The US-based student athlete came second at the 2024 SAIC Championships alongside her colleagues.

Jumai Muhammed Clark Atlanta University

Not only that, Muhammed was also recognized on the All-Tournament Team for the Singles and Doubles.

She wrote: “Grateful for the journey, despite the bittersweet outcome, 2024 SAIC Championships wasn’t the outcome we envisioned, but I’m grateful for the journey.

“Coming in Second alongside with an incredible team was an honor.

Jumai Muhammed Clark Atlanta University

“Being recognized on the All-Tournament Team for singles and doubles makes this bittersweet moment truly special.

“Here’s to coming back even stronger next time!”

And in Algeria, Seun Ogunsakin, one of Nigeria’s outstanding juniors, was a silver medalist at the African Junior Championship (AJC).

The talented Ekiti boy could not progress in his Singles match but he atoned for that by doing even better in his Doubles event and went all the way to the final of the event.

Seun Ogunsakin African Junior Championship Algeria

He remains in Algeria for the J100 event which he hopes to do better at and continue to show he remains a force to reckon within the African continent and the world at large.

Nigeria Tennis Live will keep updating all our readers on the latest developments with all our players scattered abroad.


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