Tunisia To Host Africa Olympic Qualifying Tournament


The city of Tunis in Tunisia will host the African Olympic Qualifying Tournament for the for the table tennis event of Tokyo 2020.

Tunisia was chosen ahead of the Algeria during the 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) held in Rabat, Morocco on Saturday August 25, 2019.

13 delegated that formed the quorum at the AGM voted with Tunisia getting eight votes while Algeria got five votes to concede the hosting rights to Tunisia.

Egypt that had already secured the sole slot for team event for Africa, two of its players are expected to compete in the singles and doubles event of the Tokyo Olympic Games while the qualifying tournament in Tunisia will produce another four male and four female to complete African slots for the Games in Japan.

Nigeria narrowly lost the slot to Egypt in men and women event at the final of the 12th African Games with Egypt winning the two events at 3-2…

Source: Complete Sports