The Nigerian nationwide U-21 male volleyball workforce will Friday evening depart Nigeria for the African U-21 Volleyball Championship billed Tunis, Tunisia.
The workforce of 12 gamers and two coaches are heading to Tunisia with the intention of profitable one of many tickets to the World U-21 Volleyball Championship, as they spike in opposition to hosts Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Cameroon.
The workforce, forward of their departure from Kaduna on Friday, appreciated the immense monetary, bodily and ethical help of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engr. Musa Nimrod to the workforce and to the sport of volleyball within the nation by presenting him with a big portrait.
Talking forward of the workforce’s departure, Engr. Nimrod stated majority of the workforce graduated from the African U-19 champions to the U-21 workforce, including, “they’re males now going for the U-21 championship, a workforce of 12 gamers, two coaches and one referee. Our goal is to win ticket to World U-21 Volleyball Championship. Although they had been African U-19 champions, they need to take observe that that is U-21 and there are sturdy groups from North Africa resembling Tunisia and Egypt, who could be ready for Nigeria. They might be taking part in clips of the U-19 Nigeria workforce to see how they performed and methods to counter them.
“From our performances in recent times, the eyes of FIVB (Federation of Worldwide Volleyball) are on us. Tactical coaches could be arriving Nigeria on Monday accredited by FIVB and by September, FIVB technical coaches could be in Nigeria for a training course due to the volleyball improvement programmes which have come to the discover of FIVB,” he stated.
Head coach of the Nigerian U-19 volleyball nationwide workforce, Sani Mohammed Musa stated the workforce is ready to satisfy the goal set for them. “The workforce is ready from U-19 workforce to U-21, they performed in African championship, they performed on the planet championship twice. The board has accomplished it’s finest, it’s left for us the coaches and gamers to go and do our greatest. We have now data of our opponents that may wish to be stumbling block.”
Additionally talking workforce captain, Abari Michael stated after lengthy preparation they’re able to tackle their counterparts from throughout the continent. “We’re African U-19 champions, so we all know how it’s to play our opponents. The president of NVBF, Engr. Musa Nimrod is our father. He gave us profession, supported us, stood by us that’s the reason we determined to indicate our appreciation to him.”