Enejoh Abah

Eneojo Joseph Abah (born 16 February 1990) is a Nigerian badminton player.[2] Abah hails from Kogi State, North Central Nigeria. He started playing badminton in 2003. He was selected to represent Nigeria in an international tournament in 2005 at the African Junior Championships in Ethiopia.[3] In 2010, he competed at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India.[4]

Enejoh Abah
Personal information
Birth nameEneojo Joseph Abah
Country Nigeria
Born (1990-02-16) 16 February 1990 (age 30)
Kogi State, Nigeria
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Men'singles & doubles
Highest ranking155 (MS 26 June 2014)
119 (MD 27 March 2014)
83 (XD 12 November 2014)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

African GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Gymnase Étienne Mongha,
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
  Victor Makanju   Ali Ahmed El Khateeb
  Abdelrahman Kashkal
8–21, 15–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Ain Chock Indoor Sports Center,
Casablanca, Morocco
  Peace Orji   Adham Hatem Elgamal
  Doha Hany
18–21, 21–13, 19–21   Bronze

African ChampionshipsEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Lobatse Stadium, Gaborone, Botswana   Jacob Maliekal 11–21, 17–21   Silver
2012 Arat Kilo Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Jacob Maliekal 18–21, 17–21   Bronze

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Cairo Stadium Hall 2,
Cairo, Egypt
  Isaac Minaphee   Koceila Mammeri
  Youcef Sabri Medel
18–21, 11–21   Bronze
2019 Alfred Diete-Spiff Centre,
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  Isaac Minaphee   Koceila Mammeri
  Youcef Sabri Medel
18–21, 17–21   Silver
2014 Lobatse Stadium,
Gaborone, Botswana
  Victor Makanju   Andries Malan
  Willem Viljoen
8–21, 15–21   Silver
2013 National Badminton Centre,
Rose Hill, Mauritius
  Victor Makanju   Andries Malan
  Willem Viljoen
11–21, 12–21   Silver
2012 Arat Kilo Hall,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  Victor Makanju   Dorian James
  Willem Viljoen
13–21, 9–21   Bronze
2011 Marrakesh, Morocco   Victor Makanju   Willem Viljoen
  Dorian James
15–21, 9–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Alfred Diete-Spiff Centre,
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  Peace Orji   Koceila Mammeri
  Linda Mazri
21–15, 16–21, 18–21   Silver
2018 Salle OMS Harcha Hacéne,
Algiers, Algeria
  Peace Orji   Koceila Mammeri
  Linda Mazri
17–21, 21–15, 12–21   Silver
2014 Lobatse Stadium,
Gaborone, Botswana
  Tosin Damilola Atolagbe   Andries Malan
  Jennifer Fry
16–21, 13–21   Bronze
2011 Marrakesh, Morocco   Grace Gabriel   Willem Viljoen
  Annari Viljoen
13–21, 8–21   Bronze

BWF International Challenge/Series (5 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2013 Nigeria International   Jinkan Ifraimu Bulus 17–21, 18–21   Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Benin International   Ibrahim Adamu   Bahaedeen Ahmad Alshannik
  Mohd Naser Mansour Nayef
15–21, 21–19, 21–18   Winner
2014 Nigeria International   Victor Makanju   Jinkan Ifraimu Bulus
  Ola Fagbemi
11–10, 5–11, 8–11, 9–11   Runner-up
2013 Nigeria International   Victor Makanju   Jinkan Ifraimu Bulus
  Ola Fagbemi
20–22, 19–21   Runner-up
2013 Kenya International   Victor Makanju   Adamu J
  Siddhrath Saboo
21–17, 21–15   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Benin International   Peace Orji   Emmanuel Donkor
  Stella Koteikai Amasah
21–14, 21–11   Winner
2017 Ivory Coast International   Peace Orji   Gideon Babalola
  Uchechukwu Deborah Ukeh
Walkover   Winner
2014 Lagos International   Tosin Damilola Atolagbe   Andries Malan
  Jennifer Fry
26–24, 22–20   Winner
2014 Uganda International   Tosin Damilola Atolagbe   Ola Fagbemi
  Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
21–15, 10–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2013 Nigeria International   Tosin Damilola Atolagbe   Ola Fagbemi
  Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
12–21, 17–21   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athlete Profile: Abah Eneojo Joseph". Rabat 2019. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Players: Enejoh Abah". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Enejo Abah 'Why South Africa has overtaken Nigeria in badminton'". Media Trust. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Abah Eneojo". New Delhi 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2016.

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