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NWFL Super 6: Sabina Chikere Hails Edo Queens ‘Character’ After Naija Ratels Win

Edo Sports Commission Permanent Secretary, Mrs Sabina Amiemenoghena Chikere has praised the ‘character’ of Edo Queens after their first victory in the ongoing 2022 NWFL Premiership Super 6 holding in Benin.

Esther Oyenezide scored the only goal of the match, in the 18th minute, through an amazing free-kick from about 25 yards, giving the ‘Obaseki’ Ladies their first three points.

Edo Queens drew their first game against Delta Queens, lost to Nasarawa Amazons and Bayelsa Queens consecutively, before earning a well deserved victory against Naija Ratels on Friday.

“Am proud of the spirit they laid down, during the game; Despite having ‘a not so good’ campaign in the year’s Super 6, we have been able to show character on the pitch and that’s the true spirit of Edo Queens.

“We know the future is bright for the team and we also understand that the team will start achieving alot, because of the structures we have laid on ground.

“Am glad the team stepped up and didn’t get distracted with results from our first three games. It truly shows character and am proud of them.

The experienced Sports Administrator continues “I expect more from them in our last game of the Super 6 Campaign. Hopefully we will end the tournament on a high and focus more on the nearest future.” She Concluded.

Edo Queens will play their last NWFL Premiership Super 6 Match on Sunday against Rivers Angels.


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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