By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Nigeria’s profile has been on a steady rise, a development that has resulted to its earning of the hosting rights for the 2018 Men’s U-21 African Nations Championship in Abuja, Nigeria.
It was gathered that CAVB, the governing board for Volleyball in Africa entrusted them to host as a result of excellent facilities and a dedicated development plan for the game by administrators in the country, made the hosting rights known on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
The competition will be held from September 12 to 19, 2018 for players who were born on 1st January 1999 or after.
The final dates to confirm participation with all documents will be August 27, 2018.
This championship will also act as a qualifier for the 2019 FIVB World Championship of this age category.