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Volleyball: Olalomi Spikers, Life Camp records first win at National Division 1 League



Olalomi Royal Spikers of OFFA and Life Camp VC of Abuja recorded their first win in the women’s category of the ongoing 2022 National Division 1 League in Abuja on Sunday.

Olalomi Royal Spikers came back from two set deficit to beat Yelwa Spikers of Bauchi 3-2 (18-25, 24-26, 25-11, 25-13, 15-13) in a highly tensed match while Life Camp VC dispatched Bayonet Spikers of Jaji 3-0 (26-24, 25-12, 25-9) at the indoor sports hall of MKO Stadium, Abuja.

In what was an easy first set Yelwa Spikers of Bauchi won 25-18 points. Yelwa fought hard to narrowly win the second set by 26-24 points. Olalomi Royal Spikers resumed the third set as they pummeled Yelwa Spikers 25-11; Olalomi Royal Spikers easily won the fourth set 25-13. In the fifth set, both teams showed determination but the young Olalomi Spikers eventually snatched victory by 15-13 points.

Life Camp VC and Bayonet Spikers entertained the crowd with their beautiful display as Life Camp won by 26-24 points. Life Camp meant business in the second set strolling to victory 25-12 points. Life Camp compounded the woes of Bayonet Spikers beating them 25 to 9 points.

Coach of Olalomi Royal Spikers, Oluwabukola Faremi said her team prepared for the 2022 National Division 1 League.

Faremi said coming from two sets down against am experienced team was not easy adding that she deployed different patterns to secure the win.

She said, “I am so happy because coming from two set down is not easy. The team prepared very hard for thed Division 1 League but the game was dicey in the first and second set but I just want to thank God.

“I kept on telling my players that volleyball starts from two zero; whether you are leading or losing but two sets. I instructed them not to give up and I changed patterns, trying ensure the girls get the deserved victory.”

“I am returning to the drawing board to see where we are lack and OLALOMI Royal Spikers will give everyone a tough time”, she added

Day 4 Fixtures:


Yelwa VC of Bauchi v CNS Spikers (8am)

Life Camp VC v ANAMBRA Queens

Bayonet Spikers v Olalomi Royal Spikers


ABM of Katsina v Caliphate Spikers of Sokoto

JVC of Bauchi v Spartan Spikers of Yola

UCEM of Enugu v Nigeria Immigration Service

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Mavlon FC arrives Europe on 21 days training tour



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. 


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

Match Time: 5pm.

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria.


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

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria.


Mavlon FC vs Levski-Karlovo. 

Game Time: 10:30am

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria. 

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