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Badminton: Nigeria loses to Japan in Men’s double

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Nigeria’s pair of Godwin Olofua and Opeyori Anuoluwa on Saturday lost 2-0 to Japan’s pair of Endo Hiroyuki and Yuta Watanbe in men’s badminton Group B encounter at the Court 1 of Musashino Forest Plaza 

In the first game played under 10 minutes, the Japanese had an easy 21-2 win. They however faced a more challenging time in the second game which stretched to 13 minutes before winning 21-7.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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