Success  Of Savannah,  Atlantic  Volleyball  Leagues  Excite Nimrod,  Appeals  For Sponsorship

    Action captured from the Savannah Conference Volleyball League in Kaduna on Wednesday June 27, 2018 between Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and Nigerian Immigration. Photo: BASHIR BELLO DOLLARS

    President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has expressed joy over the success being recorded at the ongoing volleyball leagues at the Savannah and Atlantic conferences.

    He expressed this while fielding questions from newsmen at the Umaru Musa  Yar’Adua Indoor Sports Hall,  venue of the Savannah Conference of the league on Wednesday,  while calling  for corporate sponsorship.

    Nimrod,  who also was elated by the standard  of play, is positive  that the outcome  will translate to better international outing for Nigeria  in the nearest  future.

    “As you can see,  there  is excitement  here.  Not just  here,  but even at the venue  of  the Atlantic  Conference.  What we  desire to  see soon is the coming  of good sponsors who can take advantage  of the maximum  publicity they  would be getting as well as contributing  to  making it even better, ” he said.

    The NVBF President also commended  the officials for fair  officiating and the athletes  for high level of  discipline  on and off the courts.

    Meanwhile,  in results of matches  for day four  gathered  as at time  of filing  this report,  Kano male team came back from  defeat to  Plateau  on Tuesday  to trounce  Niger  3-0.

    For a breakdown  of the results,  they won the first set  25-14, while subsequent  sets were  won 25-23 and 25-20 respectively.

    The Nigerian Immigration  Service (NIS)  maintained  an unbeaten  run by beating  Plateau  3-0 (25-21, 25-16, 25-15).

    Hosts  Kaduna  also  recorded  a much  needed  win  as they beat  Spartans of Adamawa  3-1 (16-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-18).

    In the last  male match  of the  day,  superiority of the Nigerian  Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)  was not in doubt  as they trounced  Willi on Bauchi  in three straight  sets.

    They  won  the first set 25-20, while the  second  and third  ended 25-14 and 25-16 respectively.

    Female matches for the day were ongoing as at time of filing this report.

    Meanwhile, action  continues  on Thursday  at the same venue.


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