Fortune Bako said Nigeria Air Force, NAF Rocket VC are intensifying preparations for the 2nd phase of the National Division 1 and 2 Volleyball Leagues.
Bako who doubles as the general captain told www.aclsports.com that the team has what it takes to qualify the Nigeria Volleyball Premier League in the women’s category.
She said the chances of NAF Rocket scaling through from the lower leagues is high.
“We are 70% prepared for the second phase of the leagues and the players are ready to give their best on the court. The team will make sure we play better than in the first phase.
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“The technical crew too has been up and doing in ensuring that the players are in top shape, mentally and physically. So, I can say we are fully set for the new phase,” said Bako.
“The chances of NAF Rocket VC women’s team gaining promotion into the Premier League is 50-50 chance; we need teamwork and to take every match seriously although volleyball can be funny.
“A little effort will definitely push us to the top and I will love to be at next year’s Nigeria Volleyball Premier League”, she told www.aclsports.com
While commending the NAF Rocket VC, Director of Sports, Air Commodore Abanum Magnus for his unflinching support, Bako said the team has been properly motivated.
“NAF Rocket were the talk of the Division 1 and 2 Leagues because it’s been long since we took part in any championship and despite the rush we still performed well. We are here now and intend to top the game of volleyball.
“NAF Rocket are well motivated and eager to participate in the league with the support of our Director of Sports, Air Commodore Abanum Magnus. I’m sure we’ll give our best”, she added.