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Nigeria qualify for volleyball girls’ U-19 World Championship



Volleyball. Photo: FIVB

Nigeria have been certified for the 2023 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball Girls’ U-19 World Championship in Croatia and Hungary.

The tournament will be held in Croatia and Hungary from August 1 to 11, 2023.

FIVB in a statement signed by its project manager, Yiting Cao, congratulated Nigeria for qualifying for the championship, The Punch reports.

The statement advised Nigeria to confirm her participation, complete the attached Entry Form and return it latest February 3.

Reacting to the development, the President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Musa Nimrod lauded the decision of FIVB to admit three African Nations into the World Championship.

Nimrod said the championship will help develop the young players who are in the best form of their lives.

He said, “Cameroon and Egypt placed first and second respectively at the 2022 2022 CAVB Volleyball Girls’ U-19 African Championship in Abuja where they booked their tickets to the World Championship.

“The slot given to Nigeria by FIVB means we can showcase our talents to the world in Croatia and Hungary. The female players can also have the opportunity of being selected by scouts of foreign teams.”

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