The Nigeria Under 19 Boys Volleyball Team defeated Egypt 3-0 on Sunday to retain their title as defending champions in the 2022 Under 19 Boys African Nations Volleyball Championship in Morocco.
Nigeria dictated the tempo early in the first set, outscoring Egypt 8-3 before the Egyptians closed the gap.
The Eaglets finally prevailed by a score of 25–20. Nigeria won by a score of 25-18 when the second set commenced.
The Egyptians began the third set on a high spirit, taking points alongside the Nigerian team.
Both teams took points from 25 to 25 before Nigeria eventually won by 31 to 29 points.
The Head Coach of Nigeria U19 Boys Team, Adekalu Adeniyi praised the relentless efforts of the players against Egypt
Adekalu Adeniyi, the head coach of the team said the players played according to instructions from the first to the third set.
Adeniyi said the players still have a long way to go despite their superb performance.
“All the players have special qualities in them and I strongly believe that they will become National Assets in the future“, he said.
Mr Adeniyi also appreciated the Nigeria Volleyball Federation led by Engineer Musa Nimrod for their tremendous support to the success of the team as well as every Nigerian