He was on hand to speak to the press and stated his intention to take the tournament by storm this year. He hopes to go all the way and bring glory to self and fatherland. Also, all eyes on the points to boost ranking and move up on the ladder on ITTF monthly ranking. This will enhance visibility and progress.
The 23 year old who plays professional in Europe has grown in leaps and bounds and gradually becoming a force to be reckoned with in Nigeria table tennis community.He was part of the Nigerian quartet that won Silver at the Commonwealth games 2018 held in Brisbane Australia. He is currently the 3rd highest ranked Nigerian, and the 8th ranked African in the world of table tennis. Just like every other Nigerian table tennis player (either male or female) non is within the top 100 in the world so Omotayo occupies the 199th position in the world a great improvement on his ranking this time last year.