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NIG: Gumel – “We will qualify for WC 2014”

by WoV
source: allafrica.com; Photo: nannewsngr.com

President of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Alhaji Habu Gumel, has assured that both the country's male and female national teams will qualify for the 2014 World Championships.

Alhaji Habu Gumel

Alhaji Habu Gumel

The qualifier, which is the competition’s first phase, started on July 23th and will end on July 26 with only Nigeria, Niger and Togo participating after Benin Republic failed to make it.

Gumel told in Abuja he was confident of Team Nigeria’s success due to their intensive training and preparation for the competition.

I want to assure you that Nigeria will qualify because they have been undergoing intensive training. And I believe that, with the way the team is playing, by the time they will play their first match on Wednesday, people will see things for themselves.” said Gumel.

Nigeria is hosting the Male and Female Sub-Zonal World Championship Qualifier comprising of three teams, instead of four.

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