NSF: 59 year old stops Oshonaike, Toriola in T/Tennis mixed doubles

NSF: 59 year old stops Oshonaike, Toriola in T/Tennis mixed doubles

Segun Toriola and Funke Oshonaike, have crashed out of the mixed doubles of the ongoing National Sports Festival taking place in Abuja after they were beaten 12-10, 7-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8 by Team Oyo duo Funmilola Ajala and 59-year-old Taofeeq Maya.

It was Team Oyo that took the first set 12-10, but the experienced duo of Toriola and Oshonaike who have gone to a combined 13 Olympic games railed to make it 1-1 winning the second set 7-11.

Team Oyo took the third 11-9 and while Toriola and Oshoniake took the fourth set 7-11.

In the final and decisive set, it was Team Oyo that carried the day 11-8 to create one of the biggest upset so far at the National Sports Festival.

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