Because the Nigerian Volleyball U-19 female and male groups depart for Africa Volleyball U-19 Championships in Morocco and Abuja respectively, Nigeria Volleyball Federation President, Engr. Musa Nimrod urged each groups to win World Cup tickets.
African U-19 Volleyball Championship for males kicks off in Casablanca, Morocco on Wednesday, whereas the African U-19 Volleyball Championship for girls will probably be hosted by Nigeria in Abuja with Egypt, Burundi, Cameroon, Gambia and Senegal, the opposite nations to have registered for the biennial tourney in Abuja.
Addressing the gamers and coaches of each groups forward of their departure at their Ahmadu Bello Stadium coaching camp in Kaduna on Monday, Engr. Nimrod stated they need to attempt to win the tournaments and choose World Cup tickets according to the rising profile of Nigeria in continental and world volleyball.
He nonetheless referred to as on blue chip firms, company organisations and philanthropists to come back in and companion with the sport of volleyball in Nigeria, noting that although the sport is gaining extra recognition each on the grassroots stage and nationally, it wants additional growth to succeed in prime echelon globally.
“That is to unveil our U-19 girls and boys groups forward of African Championships. The U-19 boys could be heading to Morocco tomorrow (Tuesday), whereas the women will depart for Abuja at this time (Monday). The ladies should be in Abuja on 29 forward of full arrival billed for August 30.
“After rigorous coaching from coaches, they’re set to go. Over 30 gamers had been invited to camp for every group, the boys will go together with 12 gamers, however the ladies will go together with 14 gamers as a result of we’re internet hosting. It’s our want that they arrive first. Our main objective is to see that we get the tickets for World Championships,” he stated.