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Sports News of Wednesday, 12 January 2022

Source: www.brila.net

Plateau Rocks is in Oloru to lift the title

Rakiya Mohammed said her team wants to lift the trophy at the 2022 Regional Unity Invitational Cup Rakiya Mohammed said her team wants to lift the trophy at the 2022 Regional Unity Invitational Cup

The Head Coach of Plateau Rocks women’s team, Rakiya Mohammed said her team wants to lift the trophy at the 2022 Regional Unity Invitational Cup in Moro, Kwara State.

Mohammed stated this after Plateau Rocks beat Golden Spikers of Anambra state 2-0 (25-20, 25-15) at the ongoing 2022 Regional Unity Invitational Cup on Tuesday, January 11.

The National U18 Girls Coach revealed that all the participating teams are threats to her team adding that the Semifinals will be won outside the court.

She said, “It is my desire that Plateau Rocks wins the 2022 Regional Unity Invitational Cup. This is a new beginning for my team because we are in the process of rebuilding a brand new women’s team.

“If you look critical at the team, you will see that it a a mixture of experienced and young players. We decided to bring a legend like Dorathy Egbim and National team player, Albertina Francis to mentor the girls on and off the court.

“Plateau Rocks won two matches and this means we are in the Semifinals of the invitational. I will work on the psychology of my players before the game so that it will be a stroll in the park when they meet their opponents on Thursday.”

Results of match Day 2

Women

Niger Raven v Olalomi Royal Spikers 2-0 (25-16, 25-16)

Plateau Rocks v Golden Spikers of Anambra 2-0 (25-20, 25-15)

Oloru Super Angels v Trailblazers VC of Bayelsa 2-0 (25-18, 25-22)

Kada Emeralds v Legacy VC 0-2 (22-25, 24-26)

Men

Legacy VC v Sunshine Spikers 0-2 (21-25, 29-31)

New Waves VC v OFFA VC 2-0 (25-20, 25-18)

Oloru Super Stars v Kwara United 2-0 (26-24, 25-15)