Fazza Dubai Para Badminton: Nigeria’s Eniola Bolaji Beat World No 1 Syakuroh Qonitah To Win Gold

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Nigerian Para Badminton shuttler Eniola Mariam Bolaji has continued to triumph on the International stage after she inked her name in gold at the 5th Fazza Dubai Para Badminton International 2023, Owosports.com.ng reports.

Bolaji, who created a stir winning the Spanish Open Para Badminton International on her first international debut in 2021, has been unbeaten in 2023 winning the Uganda International 2023 before clinching three gold medals at Africa Para Badminton Championships in Kampala, Uganda.

Eniola Mariam Bolaji continued her impressive run at the Fazza Dubai Para Badminton International 2023 as she beat World number one Syakuroh Qonitah from Indonesia 21-7, 13-21, 21-11 (2-1) to the gold medal in the Women’s singles SL3.

“I am very thankful to Badminton Confederation of Africa and Nigeria Badminton Federation who has been supported me and sent me to Spain,” she re-acted after her victory.

Here was how she fared on her way to winning gold in Dubai.

WOMEN’S SINGLES SL3

*Round one*
Mariam Eniola Bolaji beat Emoma Ivanovna from Bulgaria 21-10,21-8(2-0)

*Round two*
Mariam Eniola Bolaji beat  Mandeep Kaur from India 21-16,21-17(2-0) to book her place to the quarter final

*Quarter final*
Mariam Eniola Bolaji beat Manasi JOSHI also from India 21-13,21-11(2-0)

*Semi final*
Mariam Eniola Bolaji beat Zuxian XIAO from China 21-13,20-22,21-15 (2-1) to book her place to the final.

*Final*
Mariam Eniola Bolaji beat World number One SYAKUROH Qonitah from Indonesia 21-7,13-21,21-11(2-1) to clinched the gold medal in the Women’s Singles SL3.

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