The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod has predicted a better outing for the Nigeria Customs Service ahead of the 2019 Women's Africa Club Championships in Cairo, Egypt.
Nimrod stated this when he visited the team at the National Stadium Package B, in Abuja.
He commended the Nigeria Customs Service for investing heavily in Volleyball promising to give them the necessary support.
He told them to give their best at the tournament by going beyond the quarter finals.
"It is worrisome that Kenya, Cameroon and other countries are going to challenge Cup while Nigeria is not able to attend. I am aware of the plans of Nigeria Customs have for volleyball and I want you ladies to protect the interest of Nigeria at the Africa Club Championships.
"You are not only representing Customs but Nigeria; remain consistent and make sure you get to the final. You girls need to pay the price by sacrificing for the country; remain calm in camp and go for gold.
Nimrod said the level of preparation is top notch.
The newly appointment female coach, Sunny Yunana hailed Engineer Musa Nimrod for his unflinching support in the development of volleyball.
He said the presence of the President is a morale booster for the female players.
"We really want to appreciate the sports officer for making sure we camp early and the President for his fatherly role in the transformation of volleyball in Nigeria. we promise to make the nation proud”, he added