Kaduna state is set to host the 2020 President Beach Volleyball Championship for the Senior and U19 Boys and Girls. The beach volleyball championship will hold from 19th to 23rd February, 2020.
According to a statement signed by the Secretary General of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Alhaji Maikano Adamu, it enjoined all interested clubs, states, Military and Paramilitary to submit their entries on or before 14th February, 2020.
Maikano attributed the non organisation of the President Cup due to lack of sponsors.
He said the championship will also help to select player for the senior and underage beach volleyball national teams.
It read, “The tournament which has been on for sometimes now but could not be staged for years due to lack of sponsors is revived by the present Musa Nimrod led board and will be used to select player for the senior and underage beach volleyball national teams”.
The President of NVBF, Engineer Musa Nimrod told sports journalists in Abuja that this year’s edition will assist in discovering more talents for the national teams in all age categories.
He further said that the participating teams will be motivated and encouraged throughout the period of the championship.
“This year’s edition will also help build teams that will be taking part in the national sports festival at Edo state”, Nimrod emphasises.
The participating teams are expected to arrive Kaduna on 19th February, 2020.