Volleyball: Nigeria to host 2020 Girls U18 African Nations Championship

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The Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) nominated Nigeria to host the 2020 Girls U18 African Nations Championship.

CAVB chose Nigeria as the host after witnessing series of developmental programs in the West African country.

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Although the championship is tagged 2020 Girls U18 African Nations Championship, it will run from 29th January to 7th February, 2021 in Abuja.


According to CAVB, the U18 Championship was moved to next year due to the ongoing global covid-19 pandemic.

Also they considered the impact it has had in the organization of the 2020 scheduled FIVB Qualification Tournaments including the Continental 2020 Age Group Competitions.


CAVB said, “FIVB has extended the deadline for continental qualifiers for the 2021 FIVB Volleyball Age Group World Championships to 28 February 2021”.

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod hailed CAVB for nominating Nigeria to host the U18 girls African Nation Cup.


Furthermore, Nimrod revealed that the federation will ensure the country host the best ever age grade competition.

“My board will ensure we host a hitch free and set a standard that will be difficult to beat in terms of hosting the U18 girls Championship. Those who witnessed the 2019 African Beach Volleyball Championship men and women in Abuja can testify to the level of organization”

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