Volleyball Team: National Women Heads to Abidjan For Championship Qualifier

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Stephen Adeniran




The Nigerian women volleyball team will be on their way to Abidjan, Cote d’Ivore on Thursday to represent her country Nigeria at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship qualifier.

Secretary of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF),Maikano Adamu told the media on Tuesday in Abuja that 13 players were selected to represent the country at the championship.

“Thirty-four players were invited to camp but only 13 were selected for the championship holding between Aug. 17 and Aug. 24,’’ he said.

According to him, two coaches, a referee, one technical official and the federation’s secretary are part of the contingent.

“All is set for the championship but we are still looking for money to go. We are hoping to leave either on Wednesday or Thursday for the competition,’’ Adamu said.


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