Nigeria Customs Service defeat heavyweights, Pipeline of Kenya 3-2 (20-25, 25-18, 25-20, 24-26, 15-11) at the ongoing 2021 Women’s Club African Championship in Kelibia, Tunisia.
Customs need to win their next match tomorrow in order to secure a historic semifinals place at the Club Championship.
Coach of Nigeria Customs Service women’s team, Priscilla Agera hailed the players for their fighting spirit against former Club champion, Pipeline of Kenya.
The former National team captain said the victory recorded is a victory for every Nigerian volleyball player.
Agera said, “Kenya Pipeline is a good team, we trained very well and prepared for them and I thank God we had victory.
“I want to say congratulations to Nigeria because it has been a while that we defeated any club side from Kenya in the Club Championships. Today, I am so happy that we won. I said earlier than we will play the matches as they come, matches are not won outside but on the court
Meanwhile, The Secretary General Nigeria Customs Service sports unit, Samuel Onikeku said, “You know Kenya Pipeline is a very tough team, they have been champions before but we prepared our team and we knew we could beat them.
Onikeku added that “The team had some hiccups but we are still able to beat them which is good for Nigeria as a whole. The girls just need to win their last match and qualify for the Semifinals, we will sit calm, prepare ourselves and be ready for our last game”.