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CUSTOMS COMPOUNDS KANO PILLARS WOES AT SUPER CUP IN LAGOS

Nigeria Customs Service pummeled Kano Pillars 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-19) to record their second consecutive wins of the 2022 Nigeria Volleyball Super Cup on Wednesday in Lagos.

Nigeria Customs who are the defending Champions of the Super Cup condemned Kano Pillars to their third consecutive defeat at the indoor hall of the National Stadium, Surulere.

Kano Pillars started the first set high but could not maintain the momentum; hereby losing to Customs 25-23. Both teams exchanged spikes, blocks and defence but Customs again narrowly won the second set 25-23. The Customs boys took the third set 25-16 after Kano Pillars made constant mistakes.

The coach of Nigeria Customs Service, Jonah Adamu said his team is using the Super Cup as preparations for this year’s African Club Championship.

He attributed the commitment of the players to the motivation from the Controller General of Nigeria Customs Service and the Secretary General of Nigeria Customs Service Sports Unit, Samuel Onikeku.

Meanwhile, OFFA VC beat Kwara United 3-1 (25-17, 25-21, 23-25, 25-20) to maintain an unbeaten record. In the local derby, the OFFA VC boys were more determined to overcome their loca rival.

The trio of Mayowa Bello, Shikirulahi Oyedepo and Abdulquadri Jayeola powered OFFA VC to victory to maintain their bragging rights over Kwara United.

Newly promoted, Kada Kings of Kaduna state laboured hard to beat Wikki Spikers of Bauchi 3-1 (25-20, 21-25, 25-21, 27-25).

Despite leading by 24-22 in the fourth set, Wikki Spikers made unforgivable mistakes to which made Kada Kings win the set by 27-25 points.

Day 4 Fixtures:

Nigeria Customs Service v Wikki Spikers (men) 12pm

Kada Kings v Kano Pillars (men) 2pm

Kwara United VC v Nigeria Immigration Service (women) 4pm

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