NWPL: We are not afraid of any team -Whyte
By Tony Oji
Confluence Queens football club based in Lokoja has been paired in a difficult Group A for the 2019/20 Nigeria Women Premier League, NWPL draws held in Benin, Orient Sports report.
Head Coach Whyte Ogbo while reacting to the draws, insisted that his side can compete with any team as they are not scared of competitions.
” I can confidently tell you that we are ready to face any side in the league, we are not bothered about the so-called group of death because every team have a target and so, we know our targets for this season”.
The former Ibom Angels coach went further saying “We will only respect all our opponents, but not scared to play them. We want to be champion, and to do that, we must be prepared to play against the best teams in the league,” he said.
Group A consist of Bayelsa Queens, Nasarawa Amazons, Edo Queens, Sunshine Queens, Pelicans Stars, Dream Stars and Abia Angels. While Group B showcases Rivers Angels, Osun Babes, Delta Queens, Fc Robo, Royal Queens, Ibom Angels, Heratland Queens and Adamawa Queens.
Whyte also expressed satisfaction with the format of two group abridge style by the board just he advocated more support to the league body to achieve more greatness.
“I’m also happy there will be more matches to play this season compared to last season. I can see the league body under Madam Aishat Falode are doing everything possible to stabilize the league, which is good for clubs.
“What the league board need is NFF and stakeholders’ full supports to secure sponsorship for the competition.”
Orient Sports reports that the Confluence Queens who finished as runners up last season will face Sunshine Queens of Akure at the Ondo Sports Complex on the 18th of March in the week 1 of the NWPL 2019/20 season