Black Spikers in Niger for World Volleyball qualification Championship

IMG-20170708-WA0007The male National Volleyball Team – Black Spikers have arrived in Nigeria to participate in the qualification tournament for the 2018 World Volleyball Championship.

The competition began yesterday July 7, 2017 and it is expected to end on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

This tournament is the first phase of the qualifiers to the World Championship and a win at Niger would give the Black Spikers an opportunity to the final stage of the qualification.

The final stage to get a shot at the World Championship has been scheduled for Cairo, Egypt in August 2017.

The Egypt Championship would also serve as a qualification tournament for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia with points accumulation.

Team Ghana was represented by a 20 member contingent including 12 players, two coaches, a team manager, a referee, doctor, two officials from the Ghana Volleyball Association (GVA) and a team leader.

It is worth mentioning that the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) and the National Sports Authority (NSA) paid for the accommodation, feeding and transportation of the team while the GVA also took care of the allowances of the players and officials.