The Nigeria Customs Service have indicated preparedness to have a football team playing in the Nigerian football league system according to the Chaplain, physical trainer and sports psychologist of the Service, Rev Dr Raymond Roosevelt.
He made this known while speaking to newsmen after a training session of the female volleyball team at the National Stadium, Abuja.
“Formally we will have the Customs Football Team. But currently, our football team have won the Maritime Championship three times. We are believing God that in years to come we might come to Super League,” he said.
Speaking further, he said the volleyball team is prepared to meet any team at this year’s edition of the African Women Volleyball Club Championship.
The country’s representative have begun preparation for the continental club championship slated to hold from Thursday, March 14 to Monday, March 25th, 2019.
“Our strength is not in doubt in the sense that in Nigeria as of today, Nigerians sports volleyball team are the champions. We are not afraid to meet any volleyball team in Nigeria, even in West Africa. We know we are competent. We are the gold medallist in West Africa,” he said.
In the same vein, the coach of the team, Sunday Akapson is optimistic that his team will not just be a participant in Egypt but will be among the top three teams.
“We are not taking any chances we want to make use of every minute and hour to prepare so that we can get to our peak, I assure Nigeria that we are not just going to Egypt to participate but to be among the three teams,” he said.