The head coach of Nigeria U21 women’s volleyball team, Rakiya Mohammed says the national team will shock Africa with their performances.
Mohammed made the remarks following Nigeria’s victory over Ghana 3-0 (25-11, 25-15, 25-8) in their first match at the ongoing 2023 African U21 Nations Volleyball Championship (Zone 3) in Niamey, Niger Republic on Thursday.
An elated head coach of Nigeria U21 women’s volleyball team, Rakiya Mohammed told www.aclsports.com the world is yet to see the best of the girls.
Mohammed revealed that the players are ready to take the trophy to Nigeria and prepare for the 2023 FIVB U19 Girls World Championship next August in Croatia and Hungary.
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She said, “I am happy with the performance of the players, they showed determination, passion and zeal on the court. I want to assure you that the best of the girls are yet to be seen by the world.
“Our next mission is to beat the Niger Republic on Friday (tomorrow) and assert our dominance in West Africa. Immediately we end this championship, some of the girls will resume camp ahead of next month’s World Championship.”
The Captain of Nigeria U21 women’s team, Kelechi Ndukaba was voted the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the game.
Nigeria U21 women’s team faces host Niger Republic tomorrow by 3pm at the Palais du 29 Juillet Recreation Center.