The Nigeria Volleyball Federation have confirmed six male and seven female teams who are vying for the trophy of the Nigeria Volleyball Premier League which began on Sunday, November 4 and concludes on Saturday, November 10 at the National Stadium Package B Abuja.
The male teams set to participate in the Premier League are Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Kano Pillars and Plateau State.
The female teams that will vie for honours are Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Nigeria Army, Benue Queens, Kada Emerald and Delta Force.
The Technical Director of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Martin Melandi said the revival of the league will lead to the discovery of talents in various club sides, revealing that the first to three ranked teams in the male and female will Nigeria’s flag in the Africa Championships next year.
Melandi also said the first position in each of the male and female categories will go home with the sum of ₦350,000, 2nd position – ₦250,000 naira while 3rd place is 150,000 adding that, participating teams will go home with 50,000 each.