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NVBF boss wants ex-players back home


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The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVF), Musa Nimrod has called on ex-internationals and professionals in diaspora to return home and assist the federation organise camps and clinics as a way of giving back to the sports.

Nimrod stated that volleyball would continue to excel in Nigeria, if all hands are on deck to organise more competitions for players. The president also advised young players to ensure they pursue education with their sporting career so as to give them good edge when they retire from the sports.

Nimrod also reiterated his commitment in ensuring that all states and organizations that registered with the federation have quality balls to train with.

“I call on our ex-professionals in diaspora to come home and organize camps and clinics as a way of giving back to the sport. I also plead with all our young players to combine education with the sport. With sports and education, their success now and tomorrow will be guaranteed. My dream is to see players becoming leaders when they stop playing,” he said.

Speaking further, the NVBF boss said: “We have been trying our best to see that everyone is carried along. One of our projects this year is to consolidate on the great effort of the family as championed by Tunde Omisore, who has contributed quality balls to the federation. To this end, we also have an obligation to make sure all states and organizations registered with the federation have original balls to train with. No state will be left out. We are grateful for the show of love.”

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