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Nigerian-Italian volleyball player Paola Egonu crowned MVP of the Volleyball Nations League 2022

Africans in Italy. Nigerian-Italian volleyball player Paola Egonu was crowned MVP after leading her team to a historic Volleyball Nations League (VNL) title 2022 Finals.

The seven players of the VNL Dream Team were honoured during the Awarding Ceremony after the final match on Sunday in Ankara,Turkey.

Egonu was by far the best scorer of the finals with a total of 83 points over the three matches played, 30 clear at the top of the ranking. Her tally included 72 spikes, six blocks and five aces.

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According to en.volleyball, she was the leading point-maker in each of Italy’s three games at the Finals in Ankara, contributing 36 points to the quarterfinal win over China, 26 to the semifinal victory over Türkiye and 21 to the triumph over Brazil in the final.

The 1.93m-tall athlete also topped the best attackers chart with a 47.06% success rate.