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African V’ball Club Championships: Nigeria Customs Thrash AS Douanes, Through To Semifinals

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Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) women volleyball team are through to the semifinal of the ongoing 2021 Women’s African Volleyball Club Championship in Kelibia, Tunisia, after thrashing Burkina Faso’s AS Douanes 3-0 (17-25, 15-25, 11-25) in an exciting encounter, yesterday, sportswaka,com reports.

The victory earned the Nigerian Customs girls second spot finished in Group B with 11 points from four matches behind leaders, Carthage of Tunisia, to reach the semifinal of the championship for the first time in their history.

Team Nigeria Customs Service.

Speaking to Sportswaka.com after the team’s victory, Secretary General of Nigeria Customs Service sports unit, Samuel Onikeku, said the girls are in high spirits to deliver the tournament’s title to Nigeria.

“We are in the final stages of the competition, so we are going to fight hard and defend the integrity of the Nigeria Customs Service and make Nigerians proud. We are hopeful that we will return to Nigeria with the trophy,” he said.

The Nigeria Customs ladies will face ‪CS Sfaxien of Tunisia in their semifinal encounter later today.

Meanwhile, in the men’s category, the Nigeria Customs humbled their Tanzania’s MTC counterpart 1-3 (14-25, 25-17, 17-25, 19-25).

The Nigerian Premier league defending champions with some impressive spirited performances ended their campaign at the African championship having ranked in 11th place they won just two matches.

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