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Musa Nimrod to bag Blueprint Newspaper 2021 Sports Administrator of the Year

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For his contribution to sports development in Nigeria, Engineer Musa Nimrod will be awarded 2021 Sports Administrator of the Year by Blueprint Newspaper.

Engineer Musa Nimrod, a sports philanthropist is the President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Secretary General of Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB), Zone 3 and member of the Beach Volleyball Commission in Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB).

In 2021, the Nigeria Volleyball Federation led by Engineer Musa Nimrod orgainsed President Beach Volleyball Cup, the Nigeria Volleyball Super Cup, the first phase of the National Division 1 Volleyball League and the Nigeria Volleyball Premier League.

Nigeria senior teams (men and women) participated at the 2021 African Volleyball Championship in Rwanda where the women finished 4th while the men placed 7th position.

Nigeria participated at its second consecutive FIVB U19 Boys Championship and finished 14th position, while the U18 National team attended training tour in Ghana.

The Vice President of International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), Engineer Musataque Mohammed and the Secretary of FIVB Athletes Commission, Gilberto Santa aka Giba visited the country to access the growth and development of volleyball in Nigeria.

The volleyball supremo sponsored Kaduna State Sitting Volleyball Association to the recently concluded National Sitting Volleyball Championship where Kaduna state emerged victorious

Nigeria hosted the African Youth Games Beach Volleyball Qualifiers in Lagos last month with the country qualifying for the boys and girls category. Nigeria will host the 2022 African Youth Games indoor qualifiers in a yet to be decided date.

Nimrod is a member of Nigeria Beach Soccer Commission and sponsored Kaduna state to the two phased of the National Beach Soccer Leagues in Kwara State and Kebbi state respectively.

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Mavlon FC arrives Europe on 21 days training tour

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The management of Mavlon FC have taken another giant stride in the development of her players by embarking on a training tour in Europe.

The team led by the chief coach, Muyiwa Showole, comprised of players and other officials, arrived Bulgaria on a training tour of 21 days that will see Mavlon FC play friendly games with some clubs in the Eastern European country.

In May, Mavlon FC were guests of Golden Eaglets at the FIFA goal project, Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja  when they engaged the National U 17 team of Nigeria in a friendly game, which witnessed sublime football artistries from both sides all through 90 minutes.

The team displayed strong football qualities despite losing 1-0 to the Eaglets.

24 hours later, Mavlon FC were too formidable for Tiki Taka academy, beating the team at their home ground in Abuja 1-0 in another friendly game played in Abuja Al geared into putting the team is great shape ahead of the training in Bulgaria, Europe.

It is also interesting to note that Mavlon FC has Stephen Emmanuel, one of the players of the victorious Golden Eaglets team that won the WAFU B U17 tournament last Friday, making the training tour of the team.

Below are the friendly games lined up for the team in Bulgaria

01.07. 2022. 

Mavlon FC vs FC Montana. 

Match Time: 5pm.

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria. 

02.07.2022. 

Mavlon FC vs FC Makedonija G.P.(NMacedonia). 

Match Time: 5pm.

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria.

03.07.2022.

Mavlon FC vs FC Levski-Krumovgrad. Match Time: 5pm.

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria.

10.07.2022.

Mavlon FC vs Levski-Karlovo. 

Game Time: 10:30am

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria.

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