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NVBF Intensifies Preparations For FIVB Beach Volleyball Championship

Posted: Jun 16, 2015 at 2:12 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Chibuike Chukwu  –  Lagos


The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has intensified preparations for the FIVB Beach Volleyball Championship coming up in The Netherlands later this month.

Only last week, the federation opened camp in Lagos for eight beach volleyball player.

The Federation’s Secretary-General, Adisa Beyioku, while responding to questions in Lagos, said that the camping programme would be for two weeks.

“The Federation has opened camp for six female and two male beach volleyball players and they will be in camp for two weeks.

“At the end of it all, a female team will be picked to depart for Holland for the World Championships.

Nigerian Beach volleyball women team

Nigerian Beach volleyball women team

The championship is scheduled for June 26 to July 5, with the Nigerian side taking part in the female championship.

Beyioku listed the male players invited to camp to strengthen the team for the World Championships as Goodluck Ayansodike and Kayode Ajilore.

“The female players are Priscilla Agera, Isabella Laju, Hajara Audu, Mariam Garba, Blessing David and Tochukwu Nnoruga,’’ he said.

The NVBF secretary-general further said the camping would also serve as the male and female teams’ preliminary preparation for the 11th All-Africa Games (AAG) scheduled for September 4 to September 19.

“This is because some of the players in camp for the World Championships are to be used for the AAG in Brazzaville, Congo in September,’’ he said.