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Gumel assumes VP of African Volleyball

Habu Gumel, left, elected to Volleyball’s world body

President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Engineer Habu Gumel, has been elected as Vice President of the Federation International de Volleyball at the 35th FIVB World Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He was also appointed as the President of the Finance Committee of FIVB. Gumel who is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) pledged to do his best in the building of volleyball’s ”golden era”.

“I’m overwhelmed by the trust of the 226 delegates representing 201 federations in finding me worthy for these offices. It speaks volumes for the image of Nigeria. I am indeed grateful and will keep the flag fluttering,” Gumel said. Dr. Ary S. Graça was re-elected as President.

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