As action began in the Savannah Conference Volleyball League, hosts Kaduna suffered a 3-0 defeat to Kano Pillars at one of the eight matches played at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium Volleyball Courts on Sunday.
Though it was a tough match, the Kano lads came out victorious.
In another match from the male category, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) had a smooth sail over Wikki of Bauchi as their license was withdrawn.
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) spanked Spartans of Adamawa 3-0.
Other match ongoing as at time of filing this report, was that of Plateau versus Niger.
In the female category, hosts Kaduna trounced Plateau 3-1 in the third match.
The fourth match saw NSCDC demolish Benue 3-0, while Spartans of Adam’s subdued Zamfara 3-1.
Earlier in the opening match, NIS had a smooth sail over Bauchi who were yet to arrive when the match started.
In an interview with newsmen, the Secretary General of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Maikano Alhaji Adamu expressed delight with the standards displayed so far.
“The conduct of discipline of the players is satisfactory and the officiating okay. So far no complain from any club.
“The club that licence was withdrawn is between them and their zonal representatives of the North East,” he explained.