By Media Nigeria on April 26, 2018 No Comment. Originally Known As “mintonette,” Volleyball Was The Brainchild Of American William G. Morgan, Who Came Up With The Idea For The New Sport In 1895. Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team’s court under organized rules.
It has become a great and competitive game now in Nigeria especially the Nigeria Women’s Volleyball. Nobody can say exactly when volleyball came into existence in Nigeria. However, just like other existing sports in Nigeria, we can actually assume that volleyball came into Nigeria when the country was colonized.
We did not find official data on when volleyball appeared in Nigeria, but we have brought to your attention a short history of volleyball in general. Now in the country, there are two national volleyball teams: the male and female. Nigeria Volleyball Federation is located in Abuja and now is headed by the president Mr. Musa Nimrod Maniyunda.
Volleyball is a popular team Do You Know: History Of Volleyball • Connect Nigeria Each team tries to score points by grounding the ball on the other team’s court area.
Volleyball was introduced in the USA So I'm guessing the USA! Who introduced English Language in Nigeria? British settlers; Nigeria was colonized by the British.
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Tokyo, Japan. Today, volleyball has spread to all parts of the world, and is a popular sport in Nigeria. It was introduced in Lagos in 1965 by the British. It later spread to other parts of the country. In 1970, the Nigeria Volleyball Federation was officially inaugurated with Mr J.C. Omoruan as its first chairman.
The History & Development of Volleyball. By: Jeff Gordon. Published: 26 May, 2010. William G. Morgan invented volleyball in 1895, initially calling the sport "Mintonette." Within a few years it have become a popular activity at YMCAs. Within a few decades volleyball had spread internationally and become a college sport in the United States.
Yes, we have volley ball teams in Nigeria and they are graded by their ages, are you planning to join? Re: Nigerian Volleyball Team? by honeric01 ( m ): 9:46am On Aug 25 , 2010 This should help you