Volleyball: CAVB Confirms Nigeria Hosting of U18 Girls Championship In 2021 Calendar
By Sampson Adedeji
Ahead of the 2021 volleyball competitions, the Africa Volleyball Federation (CAVB) has listed Abuja, Nigeria as the host of U18 Girls Championship, the event is slated for January 29th to 7th February, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
The federation released the calendar on Monday afternoon, the 2021 calendar has ten tournaments that CAVB hopes to stage, with many that were supposed to happen in 2020 either postponed or cancelled.
The first tournament on the calendar is the African Nations Championship Junior-Women (U20) which supposed to be hosted in Kampala, Uganda.
However, the dates on when the tournament will be hosted are yet to be confirmed.
The African Nations Championship Youth -Boys (U19) and African Nations Championship Junior Men (U21) will take place in February in Tunisia and Egypt respectively.
The Women’s and Men’s Club Championships will come in March but the dates and hosts are yet to be determined.
These will be followed by Zonal qualifiers for the 2022 World Championships will come next (both Men and Women).
2021 CAVB Calendar
1-African Nations Championship Junior Women (U20) – Uganda
2-African Nations Championship Youth Girls (U18) – 29th January -7th February (Abuja,Nigeria)
3-African Nations Championship Youth Boys (U19) – 1st -6th February (Tunis, Tunisia)
4-African Nations Championship Junior Men (U21) – 18th -26th February (Cairo, Egypt)
5- 2021 Women’s Volleyball African Club Championship – March -April
6- 2021 Men’s Volleyball African Championship – March -April
7- 2022 World Championship Zonal Qualifiers-Men
8- 2022 World Championship Zonal Qualifiers- Women
9- Men’s African Nations Volleyball Championship & 2022 World Championship Qualifiers -19th August -19th September
10- Women’s African Nations Volleyball Championship _ 2022 World Championship Qualifiers -19th August – 19th September