The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engineer Musa Nimrod has confirmed that the Federation is set to receive the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) and Confederation of Africa Volleyball (CAVB) during the 2022 National Division 1 Volleyball League in Abuja
Nimrod made this disclosed after a close door meeting with the technical official, stakeholders and board members of the Federation.
According to him, FIVB and CAVB will be visiting the Federation in a courtesy visit to ascertain the level of volleyball development.
He said, “The federation is set to receive two governing body, FIVB and CAVB; both will be visiting Nigeria during the 2022 National division 1 League.
The President said the visit of the FIVB and CAVB to Nigeria is due to the grassroot development witnessed in Nigeria during local and international championships.
“They will visit Nigeria volleyball and will spent to five days. The governing bodies will be in Nigeria to check our facilities and development in sports of Volleyball in Nigeria.
“We thank God for the massive development and I am very happy that Nigeria have come back to were it belongs among the top ranked volleyball nations,” he said.
He said that the bodies have given the federation a foreign technical and tactical coach.
“The coach was one time volleyball coach of Cameroon. He will be coming to Nigeria on July 15 to support the Federation to enhance the grassroots development of the sport in the country,” Nimrod added.
The 2022 National Division 1 League will kick off on 13th May, 2022 at the MKO Stadium Abuja.