*Nimrod splashes millions of Naira on winners
By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Hosts Kaduna State had a swell time at the 4th edition President Beach Volleyball Championship ended at the prestigious Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Saturday night.
The hosts left no one in doubt of their superiority as they claimed the top spot of all the categories, beating others silly at the four-day event.
Kada Kings retained their crown in the senior male finals as they beat Nigerian Customs by two straight sets 2-0 in the highly entertaining final watched by several spectators from all over the country.
For their efforts, they smiled to the banks with a N200,000 cheque, as well as a giant trophy and medals for keeps.
Second position Customs, are playing in the male finals of the championship for the first time and would be motivated by their second place finish.
Customs team received a cheque of N180,000, trophy and medals.
Third spot went to yet another home side, Kada Stars, who walked away with N150,000, trophy and medals.
In the senior female category, Kada Emeralds were all out for victory as they beat defending champions, Customs to claim the N200,000 cash prize.
They were also presented a giant trophy and medals.
The female Customs team though disappointed, their efforts earned them N180,000, trophy and medals.
For the U-17 male category, Kada Princess stole the show as they fought hard to subdue Pro Spikers.
Kada Princes smiled away with N150,000 cheque, a giant trophy and medals.
Runners-up Pro Spikers, received N130,000 cheque, medals and trophies.
Wonder Boys, another Kaduna based team, claimed the bronze and got N100,000, trophy and medals.
In the U-17 girls category, Kaduna teams had two podium appearances for the first and third spots.
Kada Princess finished tops, beating Katsina in the final match.
Their efforts earned them N150,000 cheque, a giant trophy and medals.
The Katsina duo were consoled with a N130,000 cheque, trophy and medals, while Filcom placed third and got N100,000, trophy and medals.