CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS, CUSTOMS WIN NIGERIA VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

Nigeria Customs Service and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp have emerged champions of the 2019 National Volleyball Premier League held at the indoor Sports hall of Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

Fifteen men and women volleyball clubs participated in the first and final phases of the premier league.

After a weeklong of games in the male category final, the defending champion, the Nigeria Customs Service retained the title winning five matches and losing the final to its arch rivals Nigeria Security and Civil Defence 2-3 to garner a total of 30 points to emerge overall winners.

Civil Defence, with 24 points,  occupied second position while a new discovery of the championship, Kano Pillars rose through the rungs to finish third with a total of 23 points.

In the female category, The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps emerged tops having won all their matches including the final match with the Nigeria Customs with a total of 32 points.

The defending champions,  Nigeria Customs Service was dethroned by the Civil Defence finishing second position with a total of 28 points while the Chief of Army Staff Spikers occupied third position.

Individual awards were also presented to some outstanding players.

In the male’s category:

(1) Best Spiker-Ogunshina Obayemi- Nigeria Police Force

(2) Best Blocker-Isaac Geoffrey- Nigeria Customs Service

(3) Best Server-Sunday Akinbo- Nigeria Security and civil defence corp

(4) Best Defender-Samson Akinbona- Nigeria customs service

(5)  Best Receiver-Seun Adegbite- Nigeria Police force

(6) Best setter- Emmanuel Samuel- Nigeria Security and civil defence corp

(7) MVP- Dikiya Seiyefa- Nigeria customs service

Female category:

(1) Best Spiker-Albertina Francis- Nigeria Security and civil defence corp

(2) Best Blocker-Prisca Nkemnekwu- Chief Of Army Staff Spikers

(3) Best Server-Francisca Ikhiede- Nigeria customs service

(4) Best Defender- Jummai Bitrus- Nigeria Security and civil defence corp

(5)  Best Receiver- Chinedu Nnachi- Chief of Army Staff Spikers

(6) Best setter- Sharon Achi- Nigeria Security and civil defence corp

(7) MVP- Ijeoma Ukpabi- Chief Of Army staff Spikers