The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod has emerged Secretary General of African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) Zone 3.
Reacting to the development, the NVF supremo expressed joy over his emergence, revealing that his latest engagement is a call to duty, assuring that the Zone will witness a turn around.
The Kaduna-born administrator was voted by stakeholders of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NBBF) to become the President of Federation on June 13th 2017.
Ever since, the federation have witnessed positive turn around from grassroots development program to host International events.
Under his leadership, Nigeria U19 won gold in the Boys Volleyball event at the 2018 Youth African Games in Algiers, Algeria and qualified for the 2019 FIVB World U-19 Championship in Tunisia.
Nigeria also participated at it’s first ever FIVB Snow Volleyball Championship in Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina. Nigeria’s Female Beach Volleyball Team qualified for 2019 World Beach Volleyball Championship in Hamburg Germany after the country hosted the 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Championship (men and women) in Abuja.
Nigeria were awarded the hosting right for the 2020 Confederation of African Volleyball 2nd phase of beach volleyball where the women’s team qualified for the final round but stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In February 2020, the Federal Ministry of Sports in collaboration with Engineer Musa Nimrod hosted an U-17 girls tournament in Taraba where some potential athletes were discovered to fill in the gap of the outgoing U-17.
The Nigeria Volleyball Premier League was revived under the leadership of Eng Musa Nimrod and the 2018 and 2019 seasons where successful. The revived President Beach Volleyball Championship also produced players that represented the country at the men’s beach volleyball Olympic qualifiers.