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Nigeria U-21 volleyball team confident of world cup ticket

“The team participated in the African U-19 championship and won. They are the current champions on the continent,” said the coach.

• August 13, 2022
Nigeria men volleyball team
A Nigeria men volleyball team used to illustrate the story

The head coach of the Nigeria U-21 men’s volleyball team, Sani Mohammed, said his team would secure the world cup ticket at the 2022 African U-21 Nations Championship in Tunisia.

Mohammed stated on Saturday that the Nigeria Volleyball Federation had given the team all necessary support.

“The team participated in the African U-19 championship and won. They are the current champions on the continent. They have graduated to the U-21 men’s category and are set to replicate their performance in this championship,” he said.

Mohammed added that the team did not see any team as a threat.

“We will take the teams as they come. We have our strategy. We have been following every team, and they also follow our development. Every team have their own strategies, and when we meet, the result will show our level of preparedness,” he stressed.

Egypt won the last edition of the championship as the host country in Cairo. 

Cameroon finished as the runners-up, Morocco finished in the third position, and DR Congo placed fourth.

The African volleyball U-21 Men’s Nations Championship started on Saturday and will end on August 23 in Tunis.


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