Nigeria’s Rugby Women “Naija Invitation” will leave for Las Vegas for the Las Vegas Invitational Sevens Tournament this weekend in Nevada, USA.
The ladies spent some time training together in preparation for the sevens and will begin their first campaign against New Mexico, Phoenix and Chicago Lions Black in their first match in Pool A.
The NRFF president; Kelechukwu Mbagwu is confident the players have the capability to overcome their opponents.
“We are good to go. They are promising and young talents drawn from the diaspora and they can stun any opponent,”.
The NRFF urged Nigerians to support the team. Nigeria is looking forward to participate at the Africa Women’s Sevens 2019 which also doubles as 2020 Olympic qualifiers. The last time our Women participated in any international competition was in the year 2010 hosted in Ghana where they lost narrowly to Tunisia in the final to win Silver.