Beach Volleyball: Mozambique beat Nigeria 2-0  in quarter-final match

Beach Volleyball: Mozambique beat Nigeria 2-0  in quarter-final match
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Beach Volleyball: Mozambique beat Nigeria 2-0  in quarter-final match

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 Team Mozambique on Thursday in Abuja, defeated Team Nigeria 2-0 in the first quarter final match to secure a ticket for the  World Cup in Germany.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the championships had begun on Sunday at the Jabi Lake, and will end on April 28.

NAN also reports that the tournament is being hosted by the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) in conjunction with the Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB).

Team Mozambique: Delcio Soares and Aldexino  Ninuja defeated Goodluck Anyasodike and Godwin Shekaru 21-16 , 21-15

Coach of Mozambique Osvako Machava, congratulated his players for the work well done.

“We have seen Nigeria playing Pool match so we were expecting to meet them in the quarter finals .They are very good team.

“We started with problem but we were to control them, I congratulate my players and my country. I’m happy to secure a ticket for the World Cup.

“Our main objective was to secure a ticket for the world cup,”he said.

On his part the coach of Nigeria, Francis Imoudo, said he was impressed with the performance of players even though they lost their match.

“Mozambique are the numbers one team in Africa and they have played together for nine year.

“My players ,this is  their first  appearance in  tournament and  I’m rating  them average performance.

“I’m  a coach I accept  defeat because our opponents team  had gone to world cup championship.

“I need to work more on my team because we have a championship in Cape Verde and the Africa Game in Morocco,”he said.

NAN reports that in the second quarter final of the male category, Morocco beat Angola 21-10, 21-13 to end the game 2-0.

In the third quarter final, Rwanda beat South Africa 21-18, 21-17 to end the game 2-0.

NAN reports that a total of 21 countries are participating in the 2019 African Nations Beach Volleyball Senior Men and Women Championships.(NAN)

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