Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri is set for yet another tough challenge, this time in the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) Champions League,  

Quadri, who is the only African, will be lead his team in the third round of the lucrative league on November 23 in Lisbon.

Quadri finished among the top eight in the men’s singles of the just concluded Swedish Open. He hopes to repeat the same feat against the Portuguese number one star.

Despite not so impressive in their two wins and one loss, Quadri has emerged as the mainstay of Sporting and he will stepping into the leadership shoe when they battle France’s Pontoise Cergy at home.

Having been humiliated by Quadri 3-1 in the first leg encounter, Freitas will be hoping to avenge the Swedish Open disgrace against the Nigerian.

As the captains of Sporting and Pontoise Cergy, Quadri and Freitas will be the cynosure of all eyes in the epic encounter.

Quadri remains the only African to have featured in the lucrative ETTU Champions League and he hopes to lead Sporting to their first quarter final in the competition.

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