Benue Queens Eye Top spot

Coach Anthony Torbundeh said Benue Queens have a point to prove at the 2019 Nigeria Volleyball Premier League in Asaba. Benue Queens will face Nigeria Customs Service in their first game at the indoor sports hall of Late Stephen Keshi International stadium. Torbundeh told www.aclsports.com that he considers his team as one of the underdogs of the league. He said Benue Queens are looking for a better outing in the 2019 Premier League. He said, “Everyone at the league has a point to prove including Benue Queens but when you…

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First Phase of Nigeria Volleyball League kicks off in Asaba

The first phase of the Nigeria Volleyball Premier League which had suffered several postponements will finally kickoff on Saturday, July 13 at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State. The first phase was shifted due to Zone 3 Africa Club Championships in Lagos and All Africa Games Qualifiers in Abidjan. The Chairman of the League Management Committee, Professor Olatunde Morakinyo said 8 male teams and 6 female teams will participate in this year’s league. The male teams include: Nigeria Customs, NSCDC, Nigeria Police, Nigeria Immigrations,…

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Underate Kada Emeralds at your own Peril

The coach of Kada Emeralds, Vincent Unogwu has warned her opponents not to underrate his team ahead of the 2019 Nigeria Volleyball Premier League in Asaba. The 2019 Nigeria Volleyball Premier League is scheduled for 13th to 21st July at the Indoor sports hall of Stephen Keshi International stadium in Asaba, Delta State. Unogwu told www.aclsports.com that Kada Emeralds is ready to dislodge the top teams in the league. He said the Kaduna based team has gained exposure after the 2018 league which includes the 2018 National Sports Festival in Abuja and…

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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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Federation gave reasons why national teams were disbanded

*Volleyball federation explains disbandment of senior national teams* By David Ngobua | Published Date Sep 15, 2018 0:55 AM The president of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engr. Musa Nimrod has said the decision by his board to disband the senior national teams was taken in order to give younger players the chance to represent the country in international tournaments. Speaking at the press briefing to usher in the ongoing Africa U-21 boys championship in Abuja, the president said the future of Nigerian volleyball is with the youths. “When we were inaugurated as a board, we…

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