President Beach Volleyball Cup to kick of in May says Nimrod

April 11 13:38 2021

The annual President Beach Volleyball Cup will take place from 16th to 20th May, 2021 in Kaduna state.

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod disclosed this at the end of the Beach Volleyball event at the National Sports Festival in Benin, Edo state.

Engineer Musa Nimrod said the President Cup will serve as a training tour for players who will represent Nigeria at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifiers.

He said, “I am happy to announce that the annual President Beach Volleyball Cup will take place from 16th to 20th May, 2021. The Olympic Games is fast approach and we want to use the President Cup as a form of training tour for the national team players.

“Confederation of African Volleyball (FIVB) has rolled out the criteria for hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifier and we are waiting for the country that will host”.

Nimrod commended the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports led by Chief Sunday Dare and for considering the Beach Volleyball event towards qualification.

Rivers state won gold at the National Sports Festival while Imo and Kaduna won silver and Bronze medals respectively in the men’s category.

In the women’s category, Delta state won gold medal while Edo and Kaduna state won silver and bronze respectively.

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