15 representatives of tertiary institutions have successfully completed the Nigerian Volleyball Federation (NVBF) sanctioned beach volleyball workshop.
The 2-day technical workshop ended on Saturday at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, package B in Abuja.
One of the resource coaches, former national beach volleyball player Kayode Ajilore, said the workshop was aimed at teaching potential candidates to become beach volleyball coaches technical knowledge and fundamental coaching skills. .
The Nigeria Immigration coach said, “The workshop has enhanced the technical skills and expertise of people from tertiary institutions who want to become beach volleyball coaches.
He said: “This is a course that most people have been looking forward to. We briefed the Nigeria University Games (NUGA) board members and thank God for the workshop and participants impressed the coaches who made all the necessary arrangements to have a successful program.
Another resource coach, Vincent Unogwu, said the workshop will build the capacity of coaches in educational institutions and this will ensure quality performances when beach volleyball is finally played at the Nigeria University Games (NUGA).
Kada Emeralds Head Coach said, “This is another important step in the journey to develop volleyball by introducing beach volleyball into educational institution sports. As you know, many higher institutions have volleyball teams and also participate in different games, including NUGA, NIPOGA, NACEGA, etc.
“This workshop is the first of its kind and a good step in the right direction. This will build the capacity of coaches from tertiary institutions and ensure quality performances when beach volleyball is finally played at NUGA.
Beach volleyball will make its debut at this year’s Nigeria University Games (NUGA) in March 2022.