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AITEO Cup: Olowookere Looking Forward To Experience Great Moment

Naija Ratels Manager, Bankole Olowookere is Keen on experiencing great moment in the AITEO Cup, as they face Edo Queens in the second round of the oldest Football Competition on Thursday at the Lokoja Township Stadium.

The ‘Ratels’ won Tin City Queens 5-1 on Sunday in the first round of the Competition and will now face a more experienced side, Edo Queens, and surely wants to come out victorious.

The Federation Cup (AITEO Cup) is the Nigerian oldest tournament with a huge history to its name and the Nigeria Women U-17 Coach wants to make history in the competition with Naija Ratels.

“It’s something we want to do, we are looking forward to a great match with a very good team,” Olowookere said.

“Edo Queens have quality players and am sure they would give their all against us. It is true that we as a team want to make history, it has to do with a lot of hard work and dedication on the pitch.

“For us, it’s process and we will keep pushing for greatness as a United team, we know we would have to do more than ordinary to defeat Edo Queens on Thursday and I think we are mentally and psychologically ready for that.” He concluded.

Naija Ratels were recently crowned Champions of the NWFL Championship and will face Edo Queens this Thursday for the first time since meeting them last year November at the Flying Officers Cup.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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