NWFL: Hostility Returns As Sunshine Queens Host Delta Queens In Akure

As hostility resumes in Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), Sunshine Queens FC of Akure will tomorrow (Wednesday) play host to Delta Queens in the match day eight of the second stanza of the women Elite league.

The Nigeria Women Football League had embarked in embarked in mid season break on 11th ,January to February 14th this year.

The league’s defending champions had defeated Sunshine Queens 3-1 in the first leg match played at Asaba Stadium, Delta State.

The team’s media can confirmed that the players are in high spirits with full confidence to revenge their first leg lost against Delta Queens when they host them on Wednesday at the Ondo State Sports complex, Akure by 4pm.

It was noted that the club did not allow their players to go on holiday during the mid season break because of the precarious situation they found themselves on the group B of the abridged Women league.

Some of the players who spoke with our correspondence vowed to put in all they have to right the wrong of the first stanza.

They conceded that they were not happy with the position of the club on the log.

“With God on our side, we are going to do everything legitimately, with fasting, prayers and with physical and tactical training that our coaches have impacted on us, we believe we are going to change the narrative for good and not only to make our fans happy, but to also make our selves happy.”

The Akure based Landladies have also fortified the team with additional two experienced players.

Ogechi Joseph who is playing from central defense and Precious Edewor an attacker of many years of experience also returned to the club after few months on the sideline due to injury she sustained at home during holiday.

Sunshine Queens signed the experienced central defender from Nasarawa Amazons FC while Precious Edewor was part of the squad that returned the team back to Nigeria Women Football League after spending a season at a lower league in 2022/23 football season.

Sunshine Queens Media officer
Femi Atolagbe

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