FIVB U-21 Championships: Nigeria’s 5-man contingent to leave for Cyprus




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ABUJA – A five-man contingent of national under-21 male and female beach volleyball teams will on Tuesday leave for Larnaka in Cyprus, an official said on in Abuja.

, Beach Volleyball Commission of Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Musa Nimrod, told the News Agency of (NAN) that the contingent comprised of four and a coach.

The teams are going in the FIVB U-21 Male and Female Beach Volleyball Championships scheduled hold from July 23 July 27.

“We have successfully secured visas for the teams and their tickets have been bought already, so they are set leave for Cyprus in the championships.

“The five-man contingent Larnaka, be led by the team’s Head Coach, Bernice Imoo, will leave Abuja for tomorrow (Tuesday) where they will catch a direct flight Larnaka the same day.[eap_ad_2]

“The two male in the team are Sam Godwin and Godwin Shekarau, with the two female being Tochukwu Nnogura and Bukky Oluwatosin,’’ Nimrod said.

NAN that several age-grade teams of the national beach volleyball squad have suffered several setbacks in recent times, starting from visa denial by some countries hosting FIVB Championships.

The most prominent was by the Polish Embassy which in 2013 and 2014 denied the under-23 male and female teams entry visas to Poland for championships.(NAN)[eap_ad_3]