Nigeria’s Table Tennis star, Aruna Quadri has moved up in the latest ranking released by the ITTF.
The Rio Olympics quarter-finalist is now ranked 13th in the World and he’s the first player from the continent to reach that position.
Reacting to the feat, the former Sporting Lisbon player said: “Very happy with my new ranking in the world. Nothing is really impossible, Just unbelievable. I achieved this With your support and prayers, this is possible. Thank you all.”
The 33-year-old enjoyed a good run at the ongoing World Table Tennis Championship in Houston, where he reached the last eight.
Quadri set two African records in the competition before bowing to Swedish teenage star Truls Moregard on Sunday.