Nigeria table tennis star Olufunke Oshonaike is on cloud nine following the qualification of Olajide Omotayo for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, reports.

The 2019 African champion on Friday secured his passage to the Ancient Games following his victory in Kigali on Friday.

Oshonaike who has appeared in 7 Olympics shared her excitement in a statement titled “ Paris 2024 here we come”.

“ I know he wanted it so badly, he has been very hungry for it, we were so close in the mixed doubles last year after getting the ticket, but I guess it was not meant to be.

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He gave me a lot of encouragement and I love him more for that.

“Please, friends and family, join me in congratulating and thanking God for my son, Olajide Omotayo for qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympics.”

“I am overwhelmed with joy, congratulations to Edem Offiong too for qualifying for Paris 2024,” she wrote.

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