Our Vision

To regulate the game of volleyball in Nigeria

Our Misssion

To provide guiding rules to the game of Volleyball in Nigeria using global standards

Our Values


About NVRA

We are

Prior to the formation of the Nigeria Volleyball Referee Association the game of Volleyball was already being played in places like Lagos. By the 60s Refereeing had already existed because the game of volleyball was becoming popular

Quick Fact: NVRA was inaugurated in 1977 during the National Sports Festival in Kaduna with late Professor Ajuduah as its first Chairman with Mr Patrick Okolo as the first Secretary

Every game we umpire requires a very high level of alertness because every decision counts as seen in this match between Poland and the USA

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Professional Referees

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Indoor Sports Hall (Package B) National Stadium Complex,
P.M.B. 287 Garki, Abuja