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NWFL: Christopher Danjuma reveals reasons why his side lost in Akure

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Nasarawa Amazons Chief Coach, Chris Danjuma while speaking with the press revealed the reasons why his side lost scandalously to the Sunshine Queens of Akure in one of MD 13 fixtures of the NWFL on Wednesday.

In a game Nasarawa Amazon needed just a win to advance to the playoffs that would had determined who will represent Nigeria in the inaugural edition of the Caf Africa Woman Champions League, The Lafia based ladies fell like a pack of cards as Sunshine Queens made meals of their more experienced visitors.

Speaking after the game, Danjuma berated his side’s defensive blunders as a loss of concentration that gifted the Akure babes three unnecessary goals.

“This is another side of football, we came here with a plan, but we made some defensive blunders and we were out of the contest. Football is a game of chance, not because your opponents play better or because you dominate but we make mistakes and learn from them”.

On what he thinks about the game?

“No matter how you assess a game, if your ultimate desire is not met. Is there any assessment? Yes, we are keeping the ball, Yes we were trying to play constructive football but to no avail”. The Coach of the Falconets lamented.

Goals from Yakubu Aminat, Ogbonna Akudo and Sunday Abigail secured the final slot for the home side as Nasarawa Amazon will have to make do with the relegation playoffs to secure a spot in the premiership for next season.


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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