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Kada Emerald outshine Nigeria Customs Service at Beach Volleyball Tour

The Kaduna girls beat NCS 2-1, even after losing the first set 17-21. They won the second and third sets 21-14 and 15-13.

• November 13, 2022
A volley ball pitch used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Guardian Nigeria]

Kada Emerald of Kaduna continued its unbeaten run by putting up a stunning 2-1 performance against Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at the ongoing second phase of Beach Volleyball Tour in Abuja.

The competition, which began on Monday at the National Beach Volleyball Center, Jabi Lake, Abuja, will come to a close on November 14.

The Kaduna girls beat NCS babes 2-1, even after losing the first set 17-21, but rallied back to take the second and third sets 21-14 and 15-13, on Saturday.

Speaking after the match, Kada Emerald’s captain, Naomi Yaro, said “our performance was great in today’s game, we did our best and we eventually won the game.

“This makes it two wins in two games that we have played so far in the tour.

“In our previous game, we played Adamawa Queens and won 2-0; todays game is our second win ad we need to win our last game.”

Yaro said that their last match will be against Ginger-Road Safety Army Navy Kachia (G-RANK).

She said that the Nigeria Beach Volleyball Federation has been supportive in terms of logistics and welfare.

“We have no challenges, the tour has being a very nice experience and it exposes us to new ideas,” she said.

In the first phase of the tour held in July in Yola, Adamawa, Kada Emerald took the first position in the female category.

A total of 16 teams are participating in the second phase of the beach volleyball tour in both male and female categories.


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