Nigeria’s senior men’s volleyball team has qualified for the 2019 African Games billed for Morocco later this year.
Team Nigeria beat Burkina Faso 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-15) to secure the sole ticket at the Zone Three African qualifiers, which took place in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
The countries that participated in the qualifiers are Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Niger Republic.
According to the team’s head coach, Japheth Nuhu, the victory was a result of the determination of the players, as well as the support from the volleyball federation led by Musa Nimrod.
He said the boys knew what was at stake and could not disappoint Nigerians eager to watch the team at the AAG.