“I didn’t Know I Was Going To Play The Singles- Azeez Jamiu

GOLD COAST – Comments from Azeez JAMIU (NGR) following the Nigerian team’s 4-1 win over Malaysia in the men’s table tennis team event at Oxenford Studios on Thurdsay 5 April.


On his fourth-rubber win over Muhammad Ashraf Haiqal MUHAMMAD RIZAL (MAS):

“I didn’t know I was going to play the singles. I was surprised when I was called up. I didn’t want to lose, so I just said to myself, ‘OK, I have to win’.”

On his winning strategy:

“I was prepared, I knew I had to keep fighting. I focused on returning short to his forehand and always being on the attack.”

GNS mm/cl/mr

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