World U21 Junior Beach Championship.: Thailand denies Nigeria’s team visa

World U21 Junior Beach Championship.: Thailand denies Nigeria’s team visa

  The board of Nigeria Volleyball Federation led by its President Engineer Musa Kida has lamented the refusal of the Thailand Embassy to issue entry visa to the Nigeria Beach Volleyball Team to participate at the World U21 Junior Beach Championship. Nimrod who disclosed this in Abuja said the refusal is owing to a request for a guarantor for the Team Nigeria. According to the NVBF President in a release signed by Kehinde Lamidi-Chairman Media, NVBF, all efforts made by the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Thailand Volleyball Federation…

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FIVB expert trains Nigeria Beach Volleyball coaches as Nimrod hails high level course

FIVB expert trains Nigeria Beach Volleyball coaches as Nimrod hails high level course

  Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB)expert cum Instructor Mohammed Benhamida is already in Abuja to train about 25 Nigeria’s best Beach Volleyball coaches picked from the country in the art of high level physical trainings and techniques involving the game. Benhamida who is also the Confederation of Africaine de Volleyball (CAVB) Online Academy Director has also hailed the quality of talents abound in the country as regards players and coaches too. Speaking withwww.adantesports.com.ng at the High Performance Center of the Abuja National Stadium, Package B on Friday said that the training…

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Customs officer Onikeku vows to discover more volleyball talents

Customs officer Onikeku vows to discover more volleyball talents

        The Secretary-General of Nigeria Customs Service’ Sports Unit, Samuel Onikeku said his dream is to unearth more beach volleyball players for Nigeria. Onikeku stated this ahead of the first edition of the Beach Volleyball open challenge scheduled for 8th to 9th June, 2019 in Abuja. He said beach volleyball is getting more attention in the country, hence there is need to create more awareness of the sport. Onikeku said, “I am organising beach Volleyball competitive because I have the dream of discovering more players for Nigeria;…

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Volleyball: Nigeria women’s team eyes All Africa Games slot

Volleyball: Nigeria women’s team eyes All Africa Games slot

          The head coach of Nigeria senior volleyball women’s team, Usman Abdallah has vowed to secure the ticket to the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco. The All Africa Games Qualifiers will hold from 2nd to 6th June, 2019 in Abuja. Abdallah, who revealed that the women’s senior team has been responding positively to training, added that he is not under any pressure to deliver the ticket for his country. He said, “We have been in camp for almost ten days now and the girls are…

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2019 All Africa Games qualifiers: “Nimrod upbeat about men’s volleyball team’s qualification

2019 All Africa Games qualifiers: “Nimrod upbeat about men’s volleyball team’s qualification

Nigeria men’s volleyball team is on their way to Abidjan for the 2019 All Africa Games qualifiers. A 17-member team led by Nigeria Police Force player, Daniel Nathaniel who doubles as the captain left Abuja on Thursday night for Côte d’Ivoire. The president of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod said he believed that Nigeria can qualify for the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco. Nigeria boasts of three foreign players which includes; Arinze Nwachukwu (Fernabache of Turkey), Samuel Ogwuche (Asaria of Libya) and Uchenna Ofoha (CVM of Germany). Other…

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Volleyball Federation gets maximum support assurances from Sports Ministry

Volleyball Federation gets maximum support assurances from Sports Ministry

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engineer Musa Nimrod said the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports has assured the federation of maximum support. Nimrod disclosed this during a media parley with newsmen after the end of the successful 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Cup Seniors in Abuja. He said the ministry of sports supports the activities of the NVBF and that is why both local and international tournaments are hosted in Nigeria. He added that the ministry has pledged to assist the federation when hosting the 2019 All Africa…

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Abuja 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Cup Seniors: Morocco emerges men’s Champion, Egypt women’s 

Abuja 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Cup Seniors: Morocco emerges men’s Champion, Egypt women’s 

Morocco men team and Egypt women team have been crowned champions of the just concluded 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Cup Seniors in Abuja. Morocco’s Abicha Mohammed and Elgraoui Zouheir beat Rwanda’s, Patrick Kavalo Akumuntu  and Olivier Ntagengwa 2-0 (21-15, 21-16) in the men’s final. The promising Rwanda team played with so much passion but the Moroccans were stronger and more composed. An elated Elgraoui Zouheir told newsmen in Abuja that he is excited winning the title for the second time in a row. “I feel so great about this win;…

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Africa Beach Volleyball Cup: Morocco battles Rwanda in men’s final today

Africa Beach Volleyball Cup: Morocco battles Rwanda in men’s final today

        Morocco will face Rwanda in the final of the men’s final of the ongoing 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Cup senior in Abuja today. In the women’s final, Africa number one team Egypt squares up with Mauritius at the Jabi Lake on today. Morocco sent a strong signal by beating Mozambique 2-0 (22-20, 21-17) in the first semifinals of the men’s category before Rwanda defeated stubborn Sierra Leone 2-1 (16-21, 21-12, 15-13) in the second semifinals. Mauritius stunned Rwanda in an epic 2-1 (21-16, 22-20, 23-21) win to book the…

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Nigeria female beach volleyball team secures World Cup ticket

Nigeria female beach volleyball team secures World Cup ticket

Host Nigeria defeated Team Niger Republic 2-0 (21-18, 21-16) in the female category have secured a ticket for the 2019 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Germany next June. Nigeria’s Tochukwu Nnoruga and Fransica Ikhiede fought hard to beat Rakatou Seydou and Roukaya Garba of Niger Republic in the quarterfinals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Cup Seniors front of her home fans at the Jabi Lake, Abuja. Speaking after the game, Nigeria National team Coach, Imoudu Francis, commended the female team for picking the last ticket adding that the…

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Nigeria, Egypt, 6 others qualify for Africa Beach Volleyball Cup Q/finals

Nigeria, Egypt, 6 others qualify for Africa Beach Volleyball Cup Q/finals

      Nigeria, Rwanda, Morocco, Mozambique, Mauritius, Egypt, Niger Republic and Botswana women teams have qualified for the quarter finals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Cup seniors in Abuja. Two times Olympian, Doaa Elghobashy and fast rising Farida El Askalany were impressive in the colours of Egypt pummeling Gambia 2-0 (21-6, 21-13) before beating Nigeria 2-0 (21-19, 21-8) to halt their unbeaten run at the Jabi Lake. Speaking to newsmen after qualifying, Egypt captain, Dona Elgbobashy said, “Playing with Nigeria was the most difficult game in our…

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