VOLLEYBALL: NVBF Sends Two National Team Coaches To Kenya

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) says two coaches from the federation will be sent on a “High Performance Seminar” in Kenya as parts of its plans to ensure Nigeria puts in a stellar performance at the World U19 Junior Volleyball Championship in Tunisia.

Sani Musa Mohammed and Adeniyi Adekalu who coached the U19 National Team to clinch qualification to the World Championship and led the team to top place at the Africa U19 Volleyball Youth Games in Algiers in 2018 are the coaches chosen for the seminar in Kenya.

Both coaches will join colleagues from qualified nations at the 5th Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) High Performance Seminar which will take place in Nairobi the Kenyan capital from March 1-6 where they will be brought up-to-date with the latest techniques and skills in the game.

Speaking before the coaches departed for Kenya, President of the NVBF Musa Nimrod urged them to use the opportunity to upgrade their skills with a view to impacting positively on the U19 National team. The NVBF president also expressed hope that the effects of the seminar will be felt on the performance of Nigeria’s contingent to the World U19 Volleyball Championship in Tunisia.

The president of Nigeria volleyball Federation, Musa Nimrod congratulated the duo emphasizing that the seminar is what is required of coaches that will lead any team to the World Championship.

Both coaches thanked the NVBF for the opportunity to attend the refresher course which they hope will lead to great improvements in the standard of volleyball in Nigeria.