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February 21, 2024
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NWFL: We ’II cause upset against Delta Queens — Sunshine Queens Coach

By Femi Atolagbe

As Sunshine Queens Football Club hit Asaba for the last lap of the first stanza of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) against Delta Queens, the Akure Landladies head coach, Oladimeji Abimbola has disclosed that his players are in the ‘Big Heart state’ to cause upset for the former Champions.

Sunshine Queens have played six matches so far, drew one, lost four, won one and currently sitting at the bottom of group A log.

Abimbola said his side will improve on their last victory against Remo Star Ladies when they face Delta Queens today at Asaba Stadium. 

“Football is all about determination and confidence, we remain focused on why we are here , which is to pick points so that we can move away from the danger zone”.

He added that the red cad received by one of his players in their last match will not affect the plans of the team, saying he has a very good team.

 “If we miss one we have another good player for replacement.”

He noted that the league is a marathon and continuous exercise that requires a lot of consistency, perseverance, saying all they need is just to put in everything technically to get the desired result. 

The Head coach revealed that they will make use of the mid season transfer window to fortify the team with more quality players to complement the good one the team have on ground. 

He said: “In as much as I have confidence in the current squad, it’s important for us to bring in new experience players to blend with the players we have, some of our players are injured, some on suspension and anytime from now, Federation Cup will start, bringing all these factors together, it will be a good idea for us to bring in new players”.

“Experience counts a lot in the league and thank God, the management of the team has agreed with us to bring in more experience players into the team,” he said.

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