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NSF: Ondo to face Plateau in men’s volleyball final


Team Ondo will lock horns with Team Plateau in the finals of the men’s Volleyball event at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja on Friday.

The high-flying Ondo State team who are yet to lose any match in the competition defeated Rivers State team 3-1 (25-22, 25-28, 25-23) at the outdoor court of the National Stadium Package B on Thursday.

Plateau State on the other hand secured a hard fought 3-2 victory over Team Anambra also on Thursday.

Despite the fight back from Anambra to force the 5th set after going 2 straight sets down 19-25, 22-25, 25-23, 25-23, Plateau were able to nick the last set, 15-9 to grab the final ticket.

Also on Friday, Team Rivers will settle for a bronze match against Anambra.

Meanwhile, Team Lagos are through to the final of the women’s Volleyball event after a spirited performance to defeat Team Kaduna 3-2 (22-25, 25-17, 22-25, 25-23,18-16) in the semi final. They will take on Team Delta, who beat Team Enugu by 3 straight sets (25-17, 25-13, 25-14).

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