Former Chairman of Federal Capital Territory Volleyball Association,FCTVA,Jackson Imandi has been elected as the president of Volleyball Players Association of Nigeria, VPAN.
Volleyball Players Association Nigeria,VPAN .An umbrella body of Nigerian Volleyball stakeholders both at home and in the diaspora is made up of Active and former players, coaches, officials and administrators.
The election which was conducted on the WhatsApp platform of the group due to covid-19 pandemic had Voters both local and in the diaspora participating in the event
The election saw many positions going unopposed because of the quality of contestants and their track records despite that an election was conducted with Jackson Imandi emerging as the president with 73 votes.
In his acceptance speech, the new president promised to work with the Federation in ensuring that volleyball returns to at least 2nd best ball game in Nigeria where we were in the 80s and 90s while also to improve the welfare of players.
He also promised to work with ex-internationals and export quality talent to top volleyball nations so that the nation can harvest their skills.
‘We want to break the dominance of Cameroon and the North Africans in the sports’ he said