Nigeria and Ghana start victorious in Men's World C'ship qualifiers
Nigeria beat hosts Niger 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-22) in a tough match in front of more than 2,000 spectators.
Ghana easily overcame Burkina Faso 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-10) in a match where Burkina Faso were overwhelmed by the winners who were better in both attack and defence.
The second day features two more matches: Ghana will take on Nigeria in the early game, while Niger will face Burkina Faso.
The top two teams in this four-nation tournament will proceed to the final round of the qualification to be held in three different countries in January and February next year.
Ghana v Burkina Faso 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-10)
Nigeria v Niger 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-22)