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Offa Volleyball Club, Customs win 2022 titles — — –

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Offa Volleyball Club (men) and the Nigeria Customs Service (women) team, at the weekend, in Akure, Ondo State, emerged champions of the 2022 Nigeria Volleyball Premier League.

Offa beat Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) 3-2 (25-16 23-25 25-17 17-25 15-11) in a tense final match in the men’s competition. Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) came third.

At the end of the competition, the Men’s Dream team went to Samuel Ogwuche (Best Spiker, NSCDC), Tiamiyu Ismail (Best Libero, OFFA VC), Taiwo Badmus (Best Server, OFFA VC), Suleiman Ismail (Best Setter, OFFA VC), AbdulQuadri Jaiyeola (MVP, OFFA VC) and Pascal Ozokoye (Best Blocker- NSCDC)

Also, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) team emerged champions of the women’s competition and played alongside the men’s competition at the Ondo State Sports Complex.

NCS beat NSCDC in straight sets, 3-0 (25-23 27-25 25-21) in the final match of the tournament. The bronze medal went to Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Spikers.

In the women’s Dream Team were Enewa Odoh (Best Setter, Customs), Ijeoma Ukapbi (Best Spiker, Nigerian Army), Kelechi Ndukauba (MVP, Customs), Jummai Bitrus (Best Libero, NSCDC), Naomi Yaro (Best Server, Kada Emeralds) and Mary Gana (Best Blocker, Customs).

Offa VC’s coach, Suleiman Ajeigbe, said he was happy that the trophy was heading to Offa for the first time in its history and appreciated the Kwara State government for the support, which ensured the team’s success.

Also speaking, the coach of the Customs Female team, Sunny Akapson, attributed their success to hard work, determination and dedication.

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