All is set for the National Division 2 Volleyball League in Jalingo, Taraba state at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, Jalingo from 22nd to 30th April, 2022.
According to DCP Stephen Hasso (RTD), North East Zonal Representative on the board of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, seven men’s teams are expected to battle at the first phase of the Division 2 League.
He said the federation has put in modalities to ensure a successful Division 2 League is hosted in conjunction with Taraba State Government.
“The Nigeria Volleyball Federation is set for the Division 2 League. This is the baby of the federation; we are starting the league in Jalingo, Taraba state,” Hasso who doubles as the Chairman, Adamawa State Volleyball Association said
“This is the first phase and arrangements are in place for the successful hosting of this league. Five teams are on ground and more are still on their way to the venue.”
“The atmosphere of the volleyball community here in Jalingo is high; the town is aware of the championship and we believe the court will be flooded with spectators who are expectant of the championship,” he added.
Hasso rated the facilities of the Jolly Nyame Stadium, Jalingo adding that the board will ensure age grade championships are hosted to keep the facilities in use.
He said, “As you can see, Jolly Nyame Stadium, Jalingo has one of the best sporting facilities in the country and the volleyball federation is ready to partner with the state government in ensuring more age grade and national championships are hosted here.”
Plateau Rocks, Bayonet Spikers, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Spikers, Taraba Spikers, Adamawa Spikers and Anambra Spikers will compete in the first edition of the National Division 2 League.
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