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Volleyball: Moshood Abiola Stadium to host National Division 1 League

The second phase of the 2021 National Division 1 Volleyball League will be staged at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

The Volleyball League will hold in Abuja from the 18th to 28th of November, 2021.

In a letter signed by Secretary General of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), the venue of the National Division 1 League became eminent after consultations from various stakeholders participating in the league.

The final phase of the Division 1 League was earlier scheduled to hold in Bauchi.

After the end of the first phase, Kada Kings are topping the log with a total of 21 points; JVC of Bauchi state occupies second position with 15 points, Kwara United placed third with 13 points, Spartans of Yola were fourth with 13 points, Katsina came fifth with nine points, Equity of Kebbi was sixth with five points, Sokoto Spikers were seventh with four points, while Oyo state placed eight with a solitary point.

The top four in the men’s category of the National Division 1 League will be promoted to next season’s Nigeria Volleyball Premier League.

Meanwhile, Kwara United and Zamfara Babes are the only women teams participating in the National Division 1 League.

Reporting by Christy Dashe; Editing by Daniel Adejo