Nigeria Picks U21 Beach Volleyball World Cup Ticket

Nigeria Picks U21 Beach Volleyball World Cup Ticket
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Nigeria Picks U21 Beach Volleyball World Cup Ticket

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Nigeria has picked one of the tickets to the junior world cup qualifying to the semi final stage of the ongoing CAVB U-21 Beach Africa Nations cup in Egypt.

The duo of Chidebere okeke and Emenike Ezike flying the Nigerian flag in Egypt qualified for the junior Beach World cup beating Botswana 2-0 in the group stage to emerge one of the best four teams at the tournament.

Nigeria is drawn alongside the host Egypt, Morocco, Botswana & DR Congo.

On their way to the world cup qualifier, Nigeria lost the first match against Egypt the host and won the remaining 3 matches against Morocco, DR Congo and Botswana.

Reacting to this feat,the president of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation who is also the chairman of Beach Volleyball  commission,Engineer Musa Nimrod congratulated the players and charged them not to relent by going all out to play in the final.

“I just spoke with them via telephone to express our feelings to their modest achievement and they promised to do the nation proud by playing in the final” Musa Nimrod emphasized.

The president attributed the achievement to the dedication and hardwork on the part of the players and commitment of the federation to take the game to the next level.

While speaking with the journalist after the 2:0 victory over their counterparts from Botswana, the duo of The duo of Chidebere okeke and Emenike Ezike thanked God for the victory,appreciated the Musa Nimrod led board for sponsoring them and promised to do better at the junior Beach world cup tournament.

Meanwhile,The feature for semi final shows that Nigeria will take on Mozambique in the first semi final while the host Egypt will slugg it out with Algeria in the second semi final of the tournament that winds down on the 10th of April,2019.


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