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Volleyball Tourney: Kwara United beat Oluyole Spikers; Kada Kings down ABM

Kwara United male Volleyball team defeated Oluyole Spikers of Oyo 3-1 in the second phase of the ongoing National Volleyball Division One League.

• November 27, 2021
Nigerian Volleyball Federation
Nigerian Volleyball Federation

Kwara United male Volleyball team defeated Oluyole Spikers of Oyo 3-1 to record their fifth win in the second phase of the ongoing National Volleyball Division One League.

The match played at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium on Friday in Abuja, saw Kwara United outshining Oluyole Spikers (25-17, 25-11, 21-25, 25-16) to make the final score 3-1.

Speaking after the match, Adebayo Gbadamosi, the coach of the Kwara team, said he was not expecting anything less than victory.

“We met them in the first phase, we defeated them 3-0; now in the second phase, we also beat them 3-1.

“The more we play the more we improve; we are playing Kada Kings of Kaduna in our last match on Saturday,

“Kada Kings are top of the table, we want to prove to fans that Kada Kings is beatable because we have been hearing that they are unbeatable.

“I will tell my players to be focused and not gamble in their last match so that they will win the game,” he said

On his part, Wasiu Ahmed, the coach of Oluyole Spikers of Oyo, said his players did well even though they lost against the Kwara team.

“We brought junior players to this competition to expose them; they have tried even though they lost their match.

“During the first phase in Kaduna, they invited four players of my team to the national camp; we expect the same thing to happen this time around.

“We are playing our last game with the Sparkans VC of Yola, we hope to win our last match because we have seen them playing,” he said

In the other match played, Kada Kings of Kaduna beat ABM of Kastina 3-1 (25-20, 25-21, 21-25, 25-13).

Meanwhile, on the last day of the competition on Saturday, Spartans VC of Yola will meet Oluyole Spikers of Oyo in the first match.

In the second match, the Caliphate Spikers of Sokoto will play the Wikki Spikers of Bauchi.

Zamfara Babes will tackle Kwara United VC in the female match while Kwara United VC will meet Kada Kings in the last match to end the competition.

A total of 10 teams are participating in the league.

Kada Kings of Kaduna, Wikki Spikers of Bauchi, Kwara United, ABM of Kastina, Oluyole Spikers of Oyo, Spartans Spikers of Yola, Caliphate Spikers of Sokoto and Equity Spikers of Kebbi are male teams.

The only two female teams are Kwara United and Zamfara Babes.

The second phase of the National Volleyball Division One League which started on November 20 is expected to end on November 27.

(NAN)

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