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11-year-old Syrian Table Tennis Player Hend Zaza Qualifies for Olympics

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11-year-old Syrian table tennis player Hend Zaza qualifies for Olympics

11-year-old Syrian table tennis player,Hend Zaza has qualified for Tokyo 2020 and is set to become one of the youngest Olympians of all time.

Hend Zaza, born in January 1, 2009, qualified to play in Tokyo 2020 after winning last week’s West Asia Olympic qualification tournament in Jordan.

11-year-old Syrian table tennis player Hend Zaza qualifies for Olympics

She is going to be the youngest athlete to compete at this year’s competition, after she defeated Lebanon’s 42 year old Mariana Sahakian 4-3 in the women’s final in Amman.

“Congratulations, our champion Hend would particiate in the Tokyo Olympics 2020,” the Syrian Olympic Committee said on its Facebook page.

Zaza is a few months younger than Sky Brown, the British skateboarder who will turn 12 two weeks before the start of Tokyo 2020.

The youngest Olympic medalist according to records kept by the International Olympic Committee, was Greek gymnast Dimitrios Loundras.

He won bronze in the team parallel bars at the first modern Games in Athens in 1896, aged 10 years, 218 days.

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Zidane’s son Enzo set to join African giants Wydad Casablanca

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The 25-year-old midfielder looks poised continue his development with the Stade Mohammed V outfit
Enzo Zidane, the eldest son of Real Madrid legend and manager Zinedine Zidane, is hoping to join Botola Pro 1 side Wydad Casablanca, according to his agent Roberto Carlos.

The midfielder played for Juventus, Liceo Frances, San Jose before joining the Blancos youth team in 2004 and spent 10 years in the academy.

Zidane featured for Real Madrid teams C and B, before he made his first-team debut in 2016 in a Copa del Rey clash against Cultural Leonesa.

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‘We have just 13 players fit!’ – Guardiola ready to use Man City’s academy players

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The Spanish coach admits the club are short on numbers and he his eager to tap into their talented youth system

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has declared the club only have 13 fit players as he looks to giving their academy players a chance to step up.

A youthful City side beat Bournemouth 2-1 on Thursday in the Carabao Cup with 17-year-old Liam Delap opening the scoring on debut.

Phil Foden set up the opener for Guardiola’s side before sealing the game with a goal of his own in the 75th minute.

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Napoli Forward, Dries Mertens Asks Victor Osimhen For Nigeria’s New National Teams Jersey

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Napoli’s forward, Dries Mertens is already having a good rapport with Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen as the Belgian forward as he requests for the new national team jersey from him.

Victor Osimhen shared pictures of him in the new jerseys on his Instagram page and Dries Mertens replied his post by requesting for one of the jerseys from the Super Eagles striker.

Mertens asked him to bring a small size one to the club’s training ground and Osimhen replied accordingly.

The former Lille striker has settled into life at Napoli really fast especially on the field of play as he injected pace and finesse into Napoli’s second half performance in their season-opener win at Parma on Sunday.

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