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Bayelsa Queens Made Me Proud After Super 6 Woeful Performance; I Am A More Confident Player As A Super Falcon- Joy Bokiri

Bayelsa Queens player, Joy Bokiri says it was a good experience for her to mix with foreign-based players at Super Falcons’ camp in Austria.

“It’s a great experience for me. Although the last camp, I wasn’t relaxed but now I am more relaxed and doing my best.”

“It’s a good experience mixing with foreign-based players because I am learning from them.”

After a dismal performance for Bayelsa Queens at the 2021 NWFL Premiership Super Six, the club recovered from the bad result to qualify for the final of the Aiteo Cup where the team will face FC Robo Queens.

“Bayelsa Queens made me proud and I am very happy. Although during the Super Six, we didn’t do very well. We went back to the drawing board and re-wrote our mistakes. I am grateful that we are in the final.” Says Joy Bokiri.

Super Falcons are preparing for the upcoming Aisha Buhari Invitation Tournament as well as the 2022 AWCON Qualifiers against Black Queens of Ghana.

Bokiri opined that she will try her best to make the team which will open the door for more NWFL players to get call up into the national team as she spoke glowingly about Coach Randy Waldrum.

She said: “If I am picked for the Aisha Buhari Invitation Tournament, I am going to try my best to ensure that more home-based players get call-ups to the camp.”

“Coach Randy is a great coach. He is patient with the players and tries to make sure we all understand what he is teaching us.” She concluded.


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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