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Nigeria In Final Round Of Olympics Qualifiers For Beach Volleyball


The Head coach of Nigeria seaside volleyball group, Francis Imoudu is assured the ladies’s group can qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after dominating the zone 3 2020 qualifiers in Laboma, Ghana.

At the ladies’s championship, Nigeria recorded two victories beating Benin Republic twice 2-0 (21-3, 21-7) and 2-0 (21-17, 21-16).

The Nigerian girls then overcame hosts Ghana 2-0 (21-14, 21-19) and within the second match 2-0 (21-12, 21-11).

Imoudu believes the group can qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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“With the performance of the girls at the Zone 3 qualifiers and emerging first, the signs are there that we will make it to Tokyo 2020 Olympics, we are just one step away from Japan.

“I commend the women’s beach volleyball team for their resilience and determination. They played well and did the country proud in Ghana,” he stated.

He additional stated, “The girls used tactical discipline to subdue Benin Republic and Ghana in their respective matches. The Ghanaian team was powering at the beginning of the matches but we had a game plan which was perfectly executed”.

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod is happy the group made it to the subsequent spherical of the Olympic qualifiers and believes the gamers can upset their opponents within the last spherical but to be determined by the African Volleyball Confederation.

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