Namibia Volleyball Federation Is the only body legally recognised in Namibia as the sole national body authorized to administer and govern all forms of Volleyball, structured and organized according to the spirit and provision of the FIVB Constitution. The NVF governs, manages and communicates all forms of volleyball and beach volleyball at all levels nationwide.
Working closely with its main stakeholders the NVF promotes and develops volleyball by hosting national and international events, and managing national teams for the enjoyment of spectators and participants whilst satisfying sponsors’ needs. It aims at developing volleyball as a major Namibian media and entertainment sport through planning and organization of competitions, marketing, communication and promotional activities.
In 1962 volleyball was introduced by Mr. Walter Wojatschek an immigrant from Austria. In the same year the game become popular with the German schools and clubs. 1973 under the initiative of Jugendbund Windhoek Manjana Cup was introduced and few years later the Doc tournament and Sanyo cup.
In 1979 the first SWA provincial team was announced and participated in the South African National Championship in Cape Town. 1981 saw the first national league games being played.
In 1990 the Namibia Volleyball Federation was formed. 1992 saw the first national teams participated in their first international competition as a country (The zone 6 senior national championships held in Malawi).