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July 18, 2024
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NWFL: Sunshine Queens return to Elite league

By Femi Atolagbe

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Sunshine Queens football club have returned to the Nigeria Women Football League NWFL top flight after spending a season at the second tier league.

Recalled, that Akure Landladies relegated in the 2021/22 season alongside Pelican Stars .

The 2015 Women’s Federation Cup winners got promoted after ended the championship playoffs held in Ogun State on the second position with 12 points.

The Nigeria Women Football League board made the announcement at the Annual General Assembly meeting (AGA) held in Lagos on Thursday.

Also promoted to the elite Women league include; Lakeside Queens, Dannaz Ladies and Ekiti Queens.

The team Manager of Sunshine Queens, Kehinde Odogun thanked all the critical stakeholders that played a pivotal role in the team’s promotion to the elite league.

“I thank the management for their support, in ensuring that the team return to the Nigeria Women Football League.”

He added that the management of the team will fortify the team with best legs that will represent the state well when the league start.

The Nigeria Women Football League has been slated to kick off by November 15 .

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