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Beach Volleyball: Nigeria is ready to host 2019 Africa Senior Championship – Nimord

The Chairman Nigeria Beach Volleyball, Engineer Musa Nimrod says his country is ready to host the 2019 Africa Nations Beach Volleyball Cup Seniors.

The Africa Nations Beach Volleyball Cup Seniors is scheduled to hold from 21st to 28th April, 2018 at Jabi Lake Park, Abuja-Nigeria.

Nimrod who doubles as the President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation told newsmen in Lagos that the nation accepted to host the competition due to it consistency in beach volleyball on the continent.

He said, “I want to tell the world that all is set for Nigeria to host the Africa Nations Beach Volleyball Cup Seniors for both men and women. It is also my joy to see Nigeria host an Africa championship because Nigeria has been consistent in the beach volleyball for over a decade”.

Nimrod said the federation is working around the clock in order to ensure the championship is a success.

He said, “Last year, the country host the U21 Africa men’s Championship and we got good commendation from CAVB for our organisation and attitude towards the growth of developmental programs. This time around, we will not let the Africa body down.

“I want to thank the President of CAVB, Dr Amr Elwani for the moral support he has been giving to Nigeria Volleyball. I want to assure him that Nigeria will not let Africa down in the age grade tournaments this year”.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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