All set for NVBF President’s Beach V/ball Tourney in Abuja



The secretary-general of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Adisa Beyioku, has revealed that all is now set for the 3rd edition of the NVBF President’s Male and Female Beach Volleyball Championships in Abuja.

Beyioku said yesterday in Abuja that the championships would get underway today, with participating teams and officials already in town.
“We have concluded all arrangements for the championships to run smoothly, and the teams and officials taking part are all expected to start arriving today (Thursday),’’ he said.

The NVBF secretary-general said the competitions’ Technical Meeting was already fixed to hold at 8 o’clock this morning, with matches scheduled for this evening and tomorrow at the Jabi Lake Dam.
“The matches will begin after the Technical Meeting. The competition is for two days, and Sunday, February 23 is for the departure of all teams and officials,’’ he said.

Beyioku said the federation was expecting massive participation, with entrants being expected from all the 36 states of the federation and the FCT.
“We are expecting many participants at the championships, and we are also expecting an exciting event as it is the first beach volleyball competition this year,’’ he said.

The NVBF official then called for more moral and financial support for the game from corporate bodies and individuals, saying “the federation needs more support to raise the game”.

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