World Beach v/ball championship: Nimrod hails Nigeria players

World Beach v/ball championship: Nimrod hails Nigeria players
July 04 22:22 2019 Print This Article

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod has commended the country’s female players for their performance at the ongoing World Beach Volleyball Championships in Hamburg, Germany.

Nigeria qualified for her first ever Beach Volleyball World Championships after finishing fourth place at the Africa Beach Volleyball Nations Cup in Abuja. Nimrod said he is extremely proud of the female players for putting a good fight at the championships.

He said, “Nigeria is proud of you; from the videos I watched online, you played very well. I urge you to keep the Nigeria flag flying high”.

“You made the country proud and I want to assure you that the Nigeria Volleyball Federation will do everything possible to support you.

“We may not have won today, but we have won a battle to take our desired dream one step further; our dream being, to not just win matches and trophies, but to develop a sustainable volleyball culture for Nigeria”, he added.

Meanwhile, Nigeria women’s Beach Volleyball team is ranked number one in Africa while the men’s team is ranked 10th ahead of the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco next month according to the latest ranking released by CAVB.

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