Africa’s number one female badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan has lost her opening game in the women’s singles event.
She faced Spanish opponent Clara Azurmendi in the Group C game on Monday.
Adesokan lost 0-2 at the Musashino Forest Plaza court in Tokyo.
In a trolling display, the Spaniard defeated her (10-21, 2-21) to win her first match in Tokyo.
The Nigerian still has high hopes of qualifying despite the loss, but has to beat An Se-yiung on Tuesday.