Nigeria girls’s crew positioned fourth on the simply concluded 2022 African Seashore Volleyball Senior Nations Championships in Morocco.
Nigeria’s Rofiat Mustapha and Esther Mbah misplaced to Mozambique Muianga and Sinaportar 0-2 (9-21, 13-21) within the third place match on Monday.
Regardless of shedding the third place match, coach of Nigeria seaside volleyball crew, Kayode Ajilore, recommended the resilient spirit of the ladies.
Ajilore mentioned the preliminary plan of Crew Nigeria was to enter into the ultimate however returning residence with no medal was painful.
He mentioned, “I’m pleased with the combating spirit of Esther Mbah and Rafiat Mustapha all through the championship; they carried out above my expectations.
“Earlier than departing the nation, our benchmark was to achieve the finals in both the lads’s or girls’s crew. Returning residence with no medal is painful however I need to commend the ladies for giving their opponents good fights within the semifinals and third place match.
“That is the primary time Rafiat Mustapha and Esther Mbah can be pairing in an African Championship and I’m optimistic they are going to win laurels for the nation in subsequent championship.”