Volleyball : NVF president others hail attitude of female team

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Volleyball : NVF president others hail attitude of female team

Despite the fact that, the team crashed out of 2017 Volleyball Africa Cup of Nations AFCON, the President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod has hailed the unrelenting spirit of the country’s female national team.

The Falcons in Pool B defeated only Congo DR, losing to Tunisia, Kenya and Senegal. Nimrod urged the volleyball players to keep up with the spirit of God and Nigeria.

In his word of encouragement to the player, Nimrod expressed: “A job well done, you have done your best.

“The future of Nigeria Volleyball is for you all and the dream must be kept intact. Keep up with the spirit of God and Nigeria. The Cameroon competition had its ups and down challenges but I’m optimistic that the federation has learnt it lessons.”

A Volleyball enthusiast, Vincent Unogwu on his Facebook page told players to stand by the federation. “We all know the problem falls back to funding. Going to the African derby may seem an embarrassment to some but it all depends on philosophy and idiosyncrasy of the federation leadership. The situation we found ourselves going to that championship has become common. It was a risk worth taking. A sacrifice worth honoring, a courage worth celebrating.”

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