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Oshonaike eyes Tokyo 2020 Olympics


Veteran table tennis player, Funke Oshonaike, on Tuesday said she would  accept an invitation to represent the country at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Oshonaike told NAN on the  telephone from her base in Germany that if she was offered to represent the country, she would gladly do so. […]

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