Saheed Idowu

Saheed Idowu (born 3 January 1990 in Brazzaville) is a Congolese table tennis player.[1] He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's singles, but was defeated in the preliminary round.[2]

Saheed Idowu
Personal information
Nationality Republic of the Congo
Born (1990-01-03) 3 January 1990
Brazzaville, Congo
Height174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
SportTable Tennis

2018 ITTF African-Cup

Idowu competed in the 2018 ITTF African-Cup, placing second in group 2 behind Quadri Aruna, dropping the group match to Aruna (1-3),allowing him to qualify for the Quarter Finals. In the Quarter Finals, Idowu faced and defeated African Table Tennis legend Segun Toriola (4-2). In the Semi Finals, Idowu lost to eventual winner Omar Assar, dropping four straight games (0-4). He was then paired against Ahmed Saleh in the placement round, losing that match (1-3), finishing the tournament in fourth place.[3]

Playing Style

Like most modern Table Tennis players, Idowu favors a forehand attacking style. His forehand loop is noted as appearing rather relaxed and unorthodox.


  1. "Saheed Idowu". Archived from the original on 2012-09-10.
  2. "Men's Singles Results". BBC News. Retrieved 7 September 2012.

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