Sunshine Queens FC, were forced to a 1-1 draw by Bayelsa Queens in the matchday One of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) played at the Ondo State Sports complex, Akure on Wednesday.
Newly appointed Captain of Sunshine Queens, Suliat Ajibade had converted from a spot kick to put the home side ahead in the 18minutes after Taiwo Ajibade was brought down inside the box.
Sunshine Queens were in control of the game and mounting pressures on their visitors with the intent to increase their lead.
Bayelsa Queens were up to the task in dealing with their hosts’s antics in all the departments.
Efforts by the 2021/22 champions to get a leveller with their long balls was well contained by the Sunshine Queens backline marshalled by Joy Falegan, Kehinde Aganmuyi, Joy Ajah and Divine Onwuchekwa.
The first stanza of the encounter ended 1-0 in favour of the home team.
The restart of the game, saw Sunshine Queens introducing Ezea