Nigeria women’s beach volleyball team is one step away from the 2020 Olympics after finishing first at the Zone Three Olympic qualifiers in Laboma, Ghana.

In the women championship, the Nigerian team won both matches as they beat Benin twice 2-0 (21-3, 21-7) and 2-0 (21-17, 21-16).

The Nigerian stars then overcame hosts Ghana also twice 2-0 (21-14, 21-19) and in the second match 2-0 (21-12, 21-11).

The head coach of Nigeria beach volleyball team, Francis Imoudu assured that the team would qualify for the Olympics.

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod commended the players for qualifying for the feat.

He expressed optimism that the players can shock their opponents in the final round yet to be decided by CAVB.