The Nigeria Volleyball Federation has fixed April 13th as date for the kick-off of the 2023 National Beach Volleyball/Star Tour season which would be hosted by Abuja.
Chief Martin Melandi, Technical Representative on the board of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, who confirmed this in a statement, said the beach volleyball tour has been divided into two phases for 2023 season.
“The first phase of the tour will be staged in Abuja, beginning on April 13th, and end on April 19. We have seeded 10 teams from last season rankings to play in Star Beach Tour.”
Melandi announced all other teams that participated in 2022 Tour and new comers are to register under Beach Tour.
He disclosed that the registered clubs in 2022 for men are the defending champions Games Village, Kada Kings, Kada Star, Nigeria Correctional Service, Nigeria Customs Service, Equity Spikers of Kebbi, G-Ranks, Life Camp, Caliphate Spikers and Samba Boys.
Melandi said four women’s team participated in the 2022 tour and they include defending champions, G-Ranks, Kada Emeralds, Nigeria Customs Service and Taraba State.