Volleyball Premier League to begin July 13 in Asaba

The first leg of the 2019 Nigeria Volleyball Premier League will come up in Asaba, Delta from July 13 to July 21. Olatunde Morakinyo, Chairman Organising Committee of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Wednesday. Morakinyo, who is also the chairman of NVBF’s League Management Committee (LMC), said after the competition in Asaba, the Committee would decide on the next step. He also rated high the ongoing division one league in Ilorin, saying the federation was lucky to have…

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Coas, Sunshine Spikers target Premier League ticket

After seven league games, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Spikers and Sunshine Spikers volleyball clubs are currently unbeaten at the ongoing Nigeria Volleyball Division One League holding in Ilorin, Kwara State. COAS Spikers defeated Imo State 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-21), while Sunshine Spikers beat Kada Kings 3-1 (25-22, 21-25, 27-25, 25-16) to win their seventh consecutive league matches respectively. Speaking on the competition, the Head Coach of COAS Spikers, Elishama Ela expressed his delight at winning his seventh league match, adding that the Nigeria Army team deserved to be playing in the Nigeria Volleyball…

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Volleyball Nations Cup: AFA Sports partner with federation to kit female team

The Head of Operations, AFA SPORTS, Antoinette Lecky has disclosed to ACLSports.com they were motivated to partner by the feats achieved by the Federation. “We are an African company that supports Africa Sports and the Nigeria Volleyball Federation have been doing well over the years. So we can only do what we can to help them continue on their path to greatness”. “AFA SPORTS decided to support the female team as they go on to the Africa Volleyball Championship”, she said “We have heard so many things about how this is their…

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Volleyball Nations cup: Female squad list released

The Technical Department of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has released her final 14 female list of players that will challenge for the Africa Nation’s cup trophy in Yaounde. The federation announced their final squad on Tuesday ahead of the branding of the female players by AFA and ingenious company. Coach Usman Abdullah’s squad consists of two foreign players and twelve home based players, a bold attempt to give locally based players a greater sense of belonging in the national side. The team list includes; Jalmet Ladi, Verera Oyearone (foreign),…

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Volleyball WC qualifiers: Nigeria’s Ladi Jalmet says “we need early camping”

ACLSports.com: The crowd was expecting an easy game for Nigeria against Ivory Coast but we saw almost a contrary situation. Ladi Jalmet: That was what many people thought, but the Ivorian team were good, very good. They were no pushovers. Although they lacked some experience, they know how to fight in any day. They gave us headache in the first set because we weren’t expecting the level of resistance they put up against us. ACLSports.com: And you returned stronger for the killer punch in the second set. Were you at a time…

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Volleyball Nations Cup: Nimrod charges female team to win in Cameroon

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod on Saturday charged the female team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup by winning the nation’s cup in Yaounde, Cameroon. Nimrod who gave the charge after the training session in Abuja  advised the female team to remain united. He urged the players to continually pray for the success of the team as they plan embarking on the journey. He noted that the success of the male team hangs on the performance of the female team in Yaounde. “You ladies surprised…

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National Women Volleyball Team

SPORT Championship Qualifier: National Women Volleyball Team Heads For Abidjan By The Eagle Online On Aug 16, 2017  33 The Nigerian female volleyball team will depart the country on Thursday for Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, to honour the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship qualifier. Maikano Adamu, Secretary of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja that 13 players were selected to represent the country at the championship. Adamu said: “Thirty-four players were invited to camp but only 13 were selected for the championship holding between August…

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Africa Cup: Volleyball Federation invites 32 male players

  The Nigeria Volleyball Federation on Saturday released a list of 32 players for camping in preparation for the Africa nations cup 2017/World cup qualifiers 2018. A statement obtained by aclsports.com revealed that the invited players included the player’s representative, Emmanuel Jatto, Ogunmola alaba and Daniel Nathaniel. Other invited players are, Andrew Sunday, David lawal, Yunana Sunday, Buba Nuhu, Philip Steven and Mohammed Adamu Musa The statement said the invited players are expected to arrive at High Performance Centre, National Stadium, Abuja, training would commence on Monday. Volleyball training session The 2017…

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