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Nigeria Customs Set To Defend Title As Nat’l Volleyball League Begins

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Volleyball Team has disclosed their intention to retain her title at the start of the 2019 National Premier League. 

The volleyball premier league which is scheduled to serve off today will run through December 1st 2019 at the indoor sports hall, Package B of the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja will see eight male teams and seven female teams vying for honors. 

Captain of the NCS team Isaac Geofrey, while speaking to LEADERSHIP sports during the teams last training ahead of the commencement of the competitions yesterday, said that they are mentally and physical ready to defend their titles.  

“ We have been in camp for the last three weeks preparing for the league, we are not afraid of any  team, we will be going all out to defend our titles both the male and the female team” he said. 

In the same vein, Head coach of the NCS teams, Sunday Akapson revealed that the both teams are are prepared against any upset during the ten day competitions. 

“We have prepared the both teams against any upset during the competitions, we want to be three step above other teams as we are ready to do the NCS proud at the end of the tournament” he said. 

According to the The Secretary General, Nigeria Customs Service sports unit, Samuel Onikeku, said they have set title and continental target for the team, adding that the team is well motivated by the CGC. 

“We have motivated the team in terms of their welfare, all thanks to the controller general of the Nigeria Customs service, Hameed Ali, in return we have also asked them to retain their title and pick a continental ticket” he concluded. 

Recall that the Nigeria Customs defeated the Nigeria Civil Defence team both in the male and female categories in the finals to emerged the premier league champions in 2018. 

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