August 11, 2022



Seaside Volleyball Tour: Nigeria targets Paris 2024 Olympic participation – Nimrod

The Chairman of Nigeria Seaside Volleyball Fee, Engineer Musa Nimrod, stated the Federation is working around the clock in making certain Nigeria doesn’t miss the Paris 2024 Olympic.

Nimrod said this on the finish of the Nationwide Seaside Volleyball Tour (Spherical 1) in Yola, Adamawa State on Saturday.

He stated the seashore volleyball tour will guarantee Nigeria gamers are match earlier than main African Championships and Worldwide outings.

The member of the Confederation of African Seaside Volleyball Fee stated, “the Nigeria Seaside Volleyball Fee determined to start the Nationwide Seaside Volleyball Tour this yr as a result of the purpose is for Nigeria to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

“Nigeria narrowly missed taking part within the Olympics twice; Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020. Nigeria positioned second in 2016 behind Egypt and second in 2020 behind Kenya.

“The Federation is attempting to provide new gamers the chance to make the nation proud and coming to Yola for the Spherical 1 of the Nationwide Seaside Volleyball Tour isn’t a mistake, it’s by divine intervention.”

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) informed Nigerians to count on extra explosive performances within the second and third spherical later this yr.

He stated, “I’m assuring Nigerians that the second and third spherical of the seashore volleyball tour might be extra thrilling and rougher. The second Spherical will within the South South whereas the third Spherical will come up within the South West.

“The tour has given alternative to younger gamers to showcase their abilities and that’s the delight of Nigeria Volleyball Federation.”

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“I’m assuring with what I’m seeing on the seashore volleyball tour, we’re going again to our rightfully place in Africa. Our present rankings won’t be encouraging however I consider that we’ll return to the summit notably our male groups.”

Nimrod stated, “Nigeria might be attending the African Senior Seaside Nations Cup in Morocco by the tip of this month and I’m assuring you that the boys will give their finest; we have now to show our gamers.”