After arriving late for the prestigious volleyball Nations Cup in Cairo, Nigeria match against Cameroon has been moved to Wednesday, October 25, 2017.
It took the special intervention of an executive member, Engineer Habu Gumel who is the immediate past President of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) to convince the organisers after the team was hampered by rescheduling of flight.
The President Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Eng Musa Nimrod said the team would have been walked over but Habu Gumel who is a current member of CAVB worked some modalities out.
“Before take off, we informed the CAVB members of the challenges faced by flight schedule and the former President,Habu Gumel intervened on our behalf and it was granted”.
Nimrod thanked Gumel for the support shown to the National teams and Federation. “On behalf of the federation and entire lovers of the game in Nigeria, I appreciate Eng Habu GumeI for his intervention and supports always to the federation and national teams”, he added.
In match number 16,Team Nigeria in their second match will slug it out against Morocco today (Tuesday) October 24th, 2017.