The first phase of the 2021 Nigeria Volleyball Premier League will take place from 5th to 18th July, 2021 at the University of Ilorin, Kwara state, according to a member caretaker committee, Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Professor Olatunde Morakinyo.
Professor Morakinyo revealed that the Nigeria Volleyball Federation has secured the venue for the league at the indoor sports complex of the University of Ilorin.
He stated that the total number of the participating teams will be ascertained during the arrival date of the Premier League.
“So far, not all the teams have indicated interest but we believe by the time the arrival date comes all the teams will converge in Ilorin. The Premier League teams ought to be 10 and we know they will all participate in the league”.
The Human Kinetics professor told volleyball fans to expect explosive and high level of volleyball when the Premier league is underway.
He said, “Nigerians should expect better displace of volleyball knowing the caliber of teams participating in the first phase. It is going to be off high standard and the spectators will enjoy every minute of the games”.