By Georgina Adegbie/Aderonke Ojo
Cameroon defeated Morocco 3-0 in the ongoing Under-19 Boys African Nations Volleyball championship on Saturday in Abuja
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in the match, played at the volleyball indoor hall of the Moshood Abiola National stadium, Cameroon defeated Morocco in all the quarters of the game – 25-12 in the first set, 25-22 in the second set and 25-17 in the third set.
Cameroonian Coach, Emmanuel Wadawa, said he was happy that his boys won their second match.
“They listened to all the instructions we gave them and it worked well for us, we did not believed that we could defeat Morocco.
“We need to go back to the drawing board and do the needful against our next opponent, Gambia, on Sunday.
“I watched their games against Morocco on Friday, now they are playing the host team, Nigeria.
“They have good talented players in their team, I need to work hard on my players so that we can also win our match against them,” he said.
The Assistant coach of Morocco, Elhassane Elhassani, said the weather was too hot for his players.
“It was a wonderful game even though my players lost the game. The weather which was about 38 degree has a great effect on the players that they could not deliver well.
“We did not have enough time to prepare for this championship due to COVID-19.
“We will prepare for the last match against Nigeria on Monday which must be a win game for us,” he said.
The Under-18 Girls and Under-19 Boys African Nations Volleyball championship which started on Thursday is expected to end on March 9. (NAN)