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The national under-21 men’s volleyball team on Monday lost 0-3 to their Cameroonian counterparts in the third-place match of the ongoing 2022 African Under 21 Men’s Volleyball Championship in Tunisia.

Nigeria thus failed to finish among the top three countries in the championship.

They lost 21-25 20-25 23-25 in the match played in Tunis.

The Cameroonians caught Nigeria napping in the early minutes of the first set to lead by seven to two points.

Nigeria struggled to catch up with the Cameroonians, but the set ended 25-21.

The second set looked promising for Nigeria as they led 13 to 11, but they went on to slump and lose 20-25 points.

Nigeria and Cameroon won points simultaneously in the third set till 23 to 23, before the winners had two successive blocks to win the third set 25-23.

The head coach of the Nigerian team, Sani Mohammed, later said he was proud of his players in spite of finishing fourth at the championship.