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Nigeria U-19 volleyball team thrash Egypt 3-0

Nigeria U-19 boys national team defeated Egypt 3-0 to retain their Africa Cup of Nations Volleyball Championship title in Morocco on Sunday.

Both Nigeria and Egypt have qualified for the 2023 U-19 Volleyball World Cup.

The U-19 volleyball side from Nigeria took the first set 25 – 20, before topping the second 25 – 18 and rounding off the tie 31 – 29 to emerge champions.

Three Nigerian players: Elisha Anebi, Raheem Olayemi and Abdulaziz Aliyu made the Dream Team of the tournament.

Elisha Anebi was named Best Setter, Olayemi was awarded Best Outside while Aliyu was voted Most Valuable Player.

Writing by Tersoo Nicholas, Editing by Muzha Kucha