NVBF President, Musa Nimrod Satisfied With Development Of Volleyball Leagues


Joel Ajayi

President, Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod has rated the just-concluded phase one of the 2024 Division One and Two Nigeria Volleyball League high following the high standard and improvement witnessed in the leagues.

The Phase of the National Volleyball League which commenced on May 21 ended on June 1, in Abuja.

The President, speaking at the Multipurpose Hall of the Moshood Abiola Stadium Abuja on Saturday night said, “I am very pleased with the level of the game and we are improving yearly.

He added, “I am very happy with the organisers, (the League Management Committee) irrespective of lack of sponsor, they put in their best and so far so good, the league has been standard and.the quality is very high .

“When I came into the leadership of the federation, I prayed to God to grant the players the opportunities to ply their trade abroad as professional volleyballers. And I thank God because we have a lot of Nigerian professional volleyball players abroad. Now as we are growing yearly, this year we have teams from Bayelsa, Delta and a lot of other state owned teams are here for the first time in.the history of the competition.

“I appreciate the federation members, they’re doing their best and I am proud of the club, coaches and all those who participated in the competition.

For the first time in the history of the league, seventeen teams from across Nigeria participated in the championship. The date and venue for Phase Two of the league will be communicated by the Federation.


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