Top Sports  Dignitaries  Present  As NSCDC Emerge  Kings, Queens Of Savannah Conference Volleyball League 

NSCDC male team in black and red jerseys slugging it out with nisvteam in red on Saturday at the Murtala Square, Kaduna on the star match that concluded the Savannah Conference Volleyball League. Photo : BASHIR BELLO DOLLARS

Several  dignitaries  were on ground  to watch the final and deciding match for who becomes  top in the Savannah  Conference Volleyball League which ended in Kaduna on Saturday.

As the male  team of the Nigeria  Security and Civil Defence Corps  (NSCDC) subdued their arch rivals, Nigeria  Immigration  Service (NIS) to finish first and second  positions  respectively,  dignitaries that watched  the match  included  Governor Nasir el-Rufai represented by Kaduna State Commissioner of Youth,  Sports  and Culture,  Honourable Daniel Daniel Danauta, former  Director General of the defunct National Sports  Commission  (NSC),  Dr. Hassan Saleh Yakmut and Director Grassroots Sports Development,  Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development,  Dr. Ademola Are.

Also present were the President, Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF),  Engineer Musa Nimrod,  Zonal Coordinator Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development,  North West,  Mr. Olushola Luke,  Secretary General of NVBF. Maikano Alhaji Adamu, Technical  Director NVBF,   Mr. Martins Melandie and Board Member NVBF,  Mr. John Fwah.

Earlier,  the NSCDC female team emerged winners of that category,  qualifying for the Premier  League  billed  for October  in Abuja, alongside three others,  NIS,  Benue  and Kaduna  who finished second, third and fourth respectively.

In the male category,  others that qualified  are Kano and Plateau respectively.

For details of how they fared according  to points, in the female category, NSCDC got 21 points.

NIS garnered 17 points, Benue  Queens got 15, while Kaduna scored 12 points.

For the male category,  NSCDC got 21 points, NIS 18, Kano  got 11 points, same number of  points  with  Plateau,  but a real ahead as a result  of one set  superiority over Plateau.

For details of the star match,  NIS won the first set,  NSCDC picked the second,  third and fourth sets.


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