Atleast 16 teams will participate in the Abuja National Division 1 of NVBF

 The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF)  said 16 teams will participate in the first phase of the National Division One League in Abuja.

 The Chairman, Media and Publicity of NVBF, Famous Daunemigha, said eight males and four females  teams had officially registered for the Division One while four others indicated interest.

He  said that the location  for the league was changed  from Bauchi to Abuja because  of the visitation of Confederation of Africa Volleyball (CAVB) officials to Nigeria.

Mr  Daunemigha added that during the competition a delegation from the CAVB would visit Nigeria to access the level of volleyball progress  in the nation .

The men’s team in the league are: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS); UCEM Spikers; Wikki Spikers of Bauchi; Spartan Spikers of Yola; ABM of Katsina; Equity Spikers of Kebbi; Caliphate Spikers of Sokoto and Oluyole Spikers of Oyo state.

Up till now  Only four women’s team have met up with the requirements and they are: Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Spikers; Anambra Queens; Wikki Queens and Spartan Angels.

The Federation is awaiting official confirmation from Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Rockets, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Queens, Heartland Queens of Imo State and Life Camp of Abuja.


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