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Bayelsa Queens Coach Acknowledges Ekiti Queens’ Tenacity in NWFL Showdown

In a gripping Matchday 2 face-off of the NWFL Premiership at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Bayelsa Queens FC secured a solid victory against a resilient Ekiti Queens on Wednesday, November 22, 2023.Bayelsa Queens Coach Acknowledges Ekiti Queens' Tenacity in NWFL Showdown

The game kicked off with the Prosperity Girls showcasing their dominance early on, with Shakirat Moshood netting the opener in the 17th minute from a loose ball.

The firsr goal was swiftly followed by Blessing Ilivieda’s successful penalty shot in the 33rd minute, handing Bayelsa Queens a comfortable two-goal lead into halftime.

The second half witnessed an escalated effort from Ekiti Queens, matching their hosts with a commendable display, albeit failing to convert any chances into goals.

Despite the intensified battle, the match concluded with Bayelsa Queens claiming victory and securing all three points.

Post-game, Bayelsa Queens’ head coach, Domo Okara, commended Ekiti Queens for their spirited performance, stating that,

“Ekiti Queens are a good side as they gave my girls a good fight. Though we won, I was not impressed with the performance of my girls today, but it was an improvement from the first game we played in Akure and I know they will get better with each game.”

Conversely, Ekiti Queens’ Coach, Okunwa Egubor, acknowledged his team’s effort while highlighting the respect they accorded Bayelsa Queens as a factor in their loss.

He stated that;

“My girls tried as you know they are just two years old in playing football, but they gave too much respect to Bayelsa Queens, and that was why we lost.”

Moving forward, Bayelsa Queens FC gears up for an away game against Remo Stars Ladies in Ikenne on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, for the upcoming Matchday 3 encounter.



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