Volleyball: Nigeria know opponents in Olympic qualifier

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The drawing of lots for the men and women qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic was conducted during the African Volleyball Confederation board of administration meeting which took place in Cairo on Tuesday.

The women’s qualifiers will be held between January 4 to 9, 2020 in Cameroon, while the men’s qualifiers will be hosted in Egypt between January 6 to 12, 2020.

In the men’s qualifiers, the participating five teams will play a round robin tournament, where the winner would gain the Olympic ticket.

The final list of participants include hosts Egypt, Tunisia, Cameroon, Algeria and Ghana.

In the women’s qualifiers, five teams will participate and they including hosts,  Cameroon, Kenya,  Egypt, Nigeria and Botswana.

The winner of the round robin pool will also be granted the Olympic ticket.

For the men’s draw, Egypt will face Tunisia, while Cameroon will slug it out with Algeria. Tunisia are up against Algeria, while Ghana and Cameroon will play each other.

Jibril . O