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CNS Spikers spanks Bayonet Spikers 3-0 as 2022 Volleyball National Division 1 League kick off in Abuja



Joel Ajayi
CNS Spikers volleyball club spanked their counterpart Bayonet Spikers 3-0, as 2022 Volleyball National Division 1 League commenced in grand style in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

At the first game of the day, it was a tough first set, as the two team are sizing themselves, before CNS Spikers won the set with 25-20.

In the second set, the Bayonetta Spikers could not match the skill of the CNS team as they extended 2-0 lead with  25-11.

The third set was keenly contested by excellence on the part of CNS Spikers players, which gave them 3-0 victory after the set ended with 25-18 points.

Speaking after the game, the Coach of CNS Spikers, Kafilat Oladapo was excited with the victory, she said her team is ready for the next game.

According to her, I  feel very excited, although this is the first match. I believe the next match will be tougher than this and CNS Spikers are good to go.

“My team were impressive against Bayonet, the team has not given their best but I know this is the beginning and their best is yet to come in the Division 1 League.

“Life Camp VC of Abuja is a good side, but I believe my team is better and we will give them a tough time tomorrow, Saturday.

Actions will continue on Saturday as the 2022 Volleyball National Division 1 League progresses. 

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Ekiti FA Congratulates Flying Eagles’ Tolulope Ojo On WAFU Cup Heroics



By Akeem Busari 

Ekiti State Football Association has congratulated fast rising forward Tolulope Ojo for his historic feats during the just concluded WAFU U20 Championship held in Niger.

The fast paced attacker featured only in the semi final and the final matches of the competition. 

The Flying Eagles defeated Benin 3-1  in the final to emerge winners and qualify for the AFCON U-20 Championship slated to hold later year in Egypt. And with Ekiti State born and Remo Stars’ attacker Tolulope Ojo scoring a brace in the final match. 

Speaking with Nigeria Sports Centre, Ekiti FA Boss Bayo Olanlege, expressed his happiness on feat of the team, just as he was particularly thrilled by the performances of Ojo, who was discovered during one of the schools football tournaments in the state and then exposed to grassroots club football before he went ahead to don colours of Ekiti United, Bendel Insurance and Remo Stars. 

” We congratulate the Flying Eagles for emerging winners of the WAFU U20 Cup. However, it is more gratifying to note that our own ‘son’ Tolulope Ojo was the hero of the final match. We are indeed, proud of him and happy with his achievements so far,” the youthful football administrator remarked. 

“We also believe that the heroics of Ojo is a testament to the determination of the FA to develop grassroots football in the state and build a sustainable and longer lasting football ecosystem,” he stated confidently. 

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