Beach Volleyball: Nigeria to bid for hosting right of U-19 Nations Cup – Nimrod

Nigeria has indicated interest to host the 2024 U-19 boys and girls African Beach Volleyball Nations Cup,

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod made the disclosure at the end of the 2024 President Beach Volleyball Cup in Kaduna state during the weekend.

Nimrod said that the Federation possesses different cadre of players who can represent the country at various beach volleyball tournament.

He expressed satisfaction with the quality of play exhibited by the younger players at the President Cup.

“I am satisfied with the level of play exhibited by the players ; some young girls’ and boys have been very fantastic and we are likely to host U-19 African Beach Volleyball Nations Cup and am confident we can present players irrespective of where the Nations Cup will take place”.

Nimrod who doubles as the Secretary General of Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) Zone 3 revealed that Nigeria players will embark on West African tour before the commencement of the Beach Volleyball Olympic Qualifiers next June.

He said, “In beach volleyball, Africa has only one ticket to Paris; the players will be called to camp on 27th April, 2024 and they will be embarking on West African tour in preparations for the qualifiers in Morocco.

“When Nigeria won bronze medal at the African Games in Ghana, they made it to the qualifying series of the Olympic Games.

“In the last three Olympic Qualifiers, we’ve always finished second which is sad. With the performance of Nigeria women’s team, the beach commission is impressed and the country should be looking forward to clinch the sole ticket to Paris 2024 Olympic Games”