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Angela Okutoyi knocks out Egyptian Mayar Sherif to advance into African Games Finals

Angela Okutoyi knocks out Egyptian Mayar Sherif to advance into African Games Finals


Wednesday, 20 March, 2024

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Angela Okutoyi has advanced into the finals at the African Games in Ghana after knocking out world No.62 Mayar Sherif on Wednesday afternoon.

Angie won 2-1 with (5-7, 7-5, 7-6(5) after a grueling 4 hours and 27 minutes.

“This is the epitome of a champion’s spirit. Congratulations, Angella Okutoyi, on this remarkable achievement. Kenya stands tall with pride!

The world is witnessing your greatness, and indeed, it’s ready for Angella Okutoyi. Angie advances to the finals with a hard-fought victory: 5/7 7/5 7/6(5).” Nock Kenya hailed Angela.

” I don’t know where to start, To my Family back at home my team mates, coaches here in AAG, My association Tennis Kenya KLTA NOCK- Olympics Kenya and my very Good fans all around the world, my sponsors Lotto SportYonex Tennis Ababu NamwambaMy school @AUBURN UNI, I want to say THANK YOU i could feel the support from here. ONE MORE OLYMPIC AM COMING “Angela said in a post.

Okutoyi and her patner Cynthia Cheruto progressed into doubles semi-final after a (6-2, 3-6, 12-10) win over Christabel Chisongo and Naomi Chileshe of Angola yesterday.The powerful duo commander a hard fight from 6-9 down in the tie-break to a 12-10 win.

Angella had edged past another Egyptian Mema Mostafa through to the quarter finals in 6/3 6/3 victory.

The world Number 532 will battle either Egyptians Sandra Samir or Lamis Elhussein in the Finals.

The 20 year old is eager to make her maiden debut in the Olympics games coming in August in Paris, France.

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