The 3rd edition of the annual Legacy volleyball club championship kicked off today at the volleyball court of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere – Lagos.
The event brings together volleyball clubs from across the country to compete against one another, discover talents and develop volleyball in Nigeria.
A total of eight matches were played today, four each in the male and female category. The highlight of the day however, has to be the game between defending champions from last year’s edition, Sunshine Spikers (male) of Ondo vs BGY volleyball club (VBC).
BGY volleyball club (VBC) raced into the lead winning the first two sets of five. Only for Sunshine Spiders to rally back in the third and fourth set before eventually winning the fifth set to record an inspiring 3-2 win over their opponents.
The host team, Legacy volleyball club (VBC) played the first game of the day and recorded a convincing 3-0 win in a game of five sets against A.B.U Zaria in the male category.
Below are the full results from day 1 of the championship.
Male Category: Legacy VBC 3-0 A.B.U Zaria VBC
BGY VBC 2-3 Sunshine Spikers VBC
Offa (Kwara) VBC 3-1 Bayelsa VBC
Apex VBC 1-1 B-Shockers VBC (suspended)
Female Category: A.B.U Zaria VBC 3-1 Offey Bombers VBC
Festac VBC 3-0 Unity VBC
Offa (Kwara) VBC 0-3 BGY VBC
Ebonyi VBC 0-3 Laspotech VBC
The game between the male team of Apex VBC and B-Shockers VBC was suspended due to nightfall and would be concluded tomorrow morning.
We will have more updates on the competition as the championship progresses.