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Volleyball: Games Village VC, OFFA VC to Rumbles At 2023 AIVC Final, Thursday

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Joel Ajayi

Games Villages Volleyball Club on Wednesday Zoomed to the final of 2023 Abuja invitational Volleyball Challenge after beating their counterpart Scorpion  Spiker 3-0 in the 3 set  (25-23) (25-22) and (25-12).


Also, In the second semi-final Game, OFFA Volleyball Club beat the  Defence Spikers 3-1 ( 25-20) (19-25 ) (28-25) (28-26).


The two teams, Games Village Volleyball Club and OFFA Volleyball Club will now rumbles in the final of the 2023 edition of the championship inside the Indoor basketball hall of Moshood Abiola Stadium packed B in Abuja in the evening.


While Scorpion Spikers and Defence Spikers will play in the third place Game on Thursday before the final game.


The 12th edition of the tourney put in place by Chairman of Nigeria Park Volleyball Commission, Major General Taritimiye Gagarigais serious battle among the 50 participating teams in Male and female categories, though some teams are out of the competition but not down as the tourney has been adjuded as one of the best so far in the history of volleyball basketball competition.

Speaking shortly after the semi final games on Wednesday in Abuja, the sponsor of Abuja Invitational Volleyball Challenge Maj Gen Gagariga expressed that the initiative is purely developmental.


He said the joy of the challenge is to see upcoming players showcase their talents for the technical department of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation to identify.

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President Federation Cup final Feat: FCT FA Chairman congratulates Naija Ratels, urges team to for Trophy

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Joel Ajayi

The Chairman of Federal Capital Territory Football Association Alhaji Adam Mouktar Mohammed has congratulated Abuja based football Club Naija Ratels for securing the final ticket for the ongoing President Federation FA Cup.

Abuja landladies, Naija Ratels will go up against former winners Rivers Angels in the grand finale of the women’s version of this year’s President Federation Cup competition at Mobolaji Stadium in Lagos.

Just on Sunday morning, Ratels defeated Remo Stars Queen 7-6 penalty shootout Victory in Enugu, after both teams were tied at 2-2 in regulation time as Rivers Angels edging Delta Queens 2-1 in Awka.

In a congratulatory message to the Abuja based female team, FCT FA Chair, expressed satisfaction in the effort of the team that weather all the storms to secure final ticket of the most prestigious President Federation Cup.

He thereby, urged team to spare no effort to win the trophy come Saturday 29th of June at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos.

According to Mouktar “I am elated to congratulate Our girls Naija Ratels football club, on their outstanding performance in the ongoing President Federation Cup for progressing to the final.

“This feat is a reflection of the attention paid to sports development over the years, that have lifted the profile of women’s football in the FCT.

“I congratulate Fct f a representative for indefatigable spirit and commitment and as a football association we pledge our support morally, financially to the team.

“We want to win the trophy , don’t relent in your effort, we want you to bring the trophy back to Abuja.” He said.
However, this year’s grand finale will see Abia Warriors take on El-Kanemi Warriors in the men’s event.

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