Paul, Kune Emerge Champions – Finals: All Africa Individual Championships 2018

Paul, Kune Emerge Champions – Finals: All Africa Individual Championships 2018

Georges Julien Paul of Mauritius captured the Men’s Singles crown at the All Africa Individual Championships 2018 in Algiers, beating Nigeria’s Habeeb Temitope Bello in the final in Algiers.

Top seed Paul beat eighth seed Bello 21-16 15-21 21-13. Mauritius reigned supreme in singles, with Kate Foo Kune taking the Women’s Singles over Nigeria’s Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan 21-16 21-19.

Juliette Ah-Wan and Allisen Camille of the Seychelles were the surprise winners in Women’s Doubles, triumphing over top seeds Doha Hany and Hadia Hosny (Egypt) in three games: 21-18 13-21 21-18.

Ah-Wan and Camille had earlier upset second seeds Halla Bouksani/Linda Mazri of Algeria in the semi-finals.

Algeria’s Mohamed Abderrahime Belarbi and Adel Hamek clinched the Men’s Doubles crown after a pitched battle, in which they prevailed over compatriots Koceila Mammeri/Youcef Sabri Medel, 21-18 20-22 21-18.

Koceila Mammeri however returned home with the Mixed Doubles gold; Mammeri partnered Linda Mazri to take the crown over second seeds Enejoh Abah and Peace Orji of Nigeria, 21-17 15-21 21-12.

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