Volleyball: Nigeria through to the semifinals of 2021 African Nations Cup

September, 16 2021.

Nigeria women's senior volleyball team has qualified for the Semifinals of the ongoing 2021 African Seniors Nations Championship in Rwanda.


Nigeria's qualification came on the heels of Rwanda's disqualification from the championship after it was observed that they fielded ineligible players.


Before the match between Senegal and Rwanda, the Senegalese team wrote a protest letter to African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) control committee on the foreigners been used illegally by Rwanda team.


The points won by Rwanda against Nigeria in their second match will be awarded to Nigeria.


The last time Nigeria got into the semifinals of the African Nations Championship was when Nigeria hosted the Championship in 2005.


Nigeria will face Morocco at the Kigali Arena on Friday by 3pm to cement their place on top of Pool A


Credit: Kuti Dare

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