Volleyball: Kano Pillars, Customs light up Super Cup final

Kano Pillars and Nigeria Customs Service will do a big battle in the men’s final of the ongoing Nigeria Volleyball Cup today, Wednesday at the University of Ilorin, Kwara State.

Pillars outclassed Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) 3-1 (19-25, 27-25, 27-25, 26-24) in the first semi finals while the Customs spanked Sunshine Spikers 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 27-25) in the second semi final event.

The coach of Kano Pillars VC, Musa Babamusa said his only obstacle to the Super Cup trophy remains the NSCDC team.

Babamusa, a Kano Super Star player said, “First and foremost, I want to give glory to Almighty God for giving my team this grace to play this game. When we came here, I told you that my mission is to take this trophy and God scaled me through the hurdles of the NSCDC team; they are the obstacle I have to the trophy here in Ilorin.

“The game plan we deployed was simple; we know them very well and we came out to beat them.

“One thing that I am happy for it that my boys always play according to instructions; yes they are young players and sometimes experience matters but I thank God my boys recovered.

“The truth is that we have outclassed NSCDC team in the past and we will continue to outclass them. I am here to take the trophy and nothing will stop me.”

Meanwhile, the 2019 league champions, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps will rekindle their rivalry with Nigeria Customs Service as they trade tackles in the women’s final.

In the third place matches, Kada Emeralds versus COAS Spikers will take place by 10am on Wednesday (today) in the women’s category while Sunshine Spikers and NSCDC battle for third place in the men’s category.

Semi final results:

Women:

Nigeria Customs Service v COAS Spikers 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-14)

NSCDC v Kada Emeralds 3-0 (25-23, 25-12, 25-17)

Men:

Kano Pillars v NSCDC 3-1 (19-25, 27-25, 27-25, 26-24)

Nigeria Customs Service v Sunshine Spikers 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 27-25)