Omotayo Signs One-Year Deal With PPC Villeneuve

Omotayo Signs One-Year Deal With PPC Villeneuve 2
File photograph of Olajide Omotayo.


2019 African Games desk tennis champion, Olajide Omotayo has signed a one-year deal to affix a French Pro A group, PPC Villeneuve, for the 2021/2022 season.

Omotayo spent over six years taking part in within the Italian Table Tennis Super League. The Nigerian who is about for a debut outing at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be a part of Egypt’s Omar Assar who additionally plies his commerce within the French prime league.

Announcing the signing of the 26-year-old Nigerian on its social media deal with on the weekend, the membership described Omotayo as a fighter who they hope would assist the group to struggle for the highest spot within the elite French league.

The membership assertion reads, “Olajide Omotayo from Nigeria, 26 and ranked 92 in the world will be a formidable opponent for our competitors. Little known in France, it will be interesting to follow and his fight spirit will be a quality appreciated by the public in France.”

Omotayo shall be joined by different members of the group which embody French junior worldwide Jules Cavaillé and skilled Russian star Alexey Liventsov whereas the group shall be coached by Admir Duranspahic, who changed departing coach Lepage Cedric.

An excited Omotayo who final performed for TT Genova in Italy earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 has described the transfer to France as a dream come true for him.

“This is a big move for me having played in Italy for over six years. Now I will have the chance to play against some of the best players as well as improve my game. It is the dream of every player to play in the top league in Europe and France is among the top three leagues in the world, I cannot wait to start playing because I know my game will improve and I will also have the opportunity to be exposed to top-class coaching in a good club,” he stated.

The 2012 National Sports Festival gold medalist expressed appreciation to the administration of PPC Villeneuve for the arrogance to signal him and he guarantees to repay their belief with good efficiency within the league.

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Omotayo Signs One-Year Deal With PPC Villeneuve

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