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Volleyball Legends reward excellence in Ibadan

It was fanfare at the Adamansingba volleyball courts on Saturday August 4th 2018 as over 200 kids drawn from Ibadan and its environs participated in the maiden edition of the Southwest Catch Them Young Under-12 Volleyball programme.
The organisers of the programme, volleyball legends from the United States and the United Kingdom were overwhelmed with the turn out and the standard displayed by the kids at the one-day event where Mikassa Balls were freely distributed to the coaches, and the host, the Oyo state Volleyball Association..
At the gala night ex-players; coaches, as well as sport’s journalists and administrators were duly rewarded some of those rewarded for their contribution to development of the game were Tony Oghuma, Osaretin Emuze, ProfessorTunde Morakinyo, Eddy Aderinokun, Edet Bluejack, Commodore Ogunseitan, and Kehinde Lamidi. Coach Suraju Onatunga, Okolo Patrick, Richardson Odele and many others were given posthumous awards.
The chairman of the Southwest Volleyball Legends, Wasiu Ojuolape, expressed his satisfaction at the turn-out and promised that it will be an annual event. Other legends present at the award night were Lola Aina, Athonia Akpama, Oyedele, Tunde Omisore and Shakirat Afolabi.

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