By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Sunshine Queens suffered a 2-1 defeat away to Bayelsa Queens at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenegoa in their opening game of the 2021 NWFL Premiership season.
The Akure-based Club defender, Demehin Oluwatosin Blessing is confident that her side can recover from their opening day defeat to beat Confluence Queens in their next game.
“It was just the starting of the league and it was our first match so I didn’t feel bad about the result because I know that we are going to come out with good results from the remaining matches. My expectations in our next game against confluence Queens is a total victory.” She told www.kick442.com.
“I played for Pepsi Football Academy from 2009 to 2011 before playing for an amateur Club called Greenstar Football Academy from 2012 to 2014. I also played for SJ Queens from 2014 to 2015 and from there I moved to Victory Queens from 2015 to 2017 before I was invited to the U17 World Cup Qualifiers in 2018. After the qualifier, we didn’t qualify for the FIFA U-17 World Cup and from there, I was invited to Sunshine Queens by Coach Wemimo from 2018 till date.”
The former Victory Queens and Pepsi Football Academy player is also confident that Sunshine Queens can go on to win the league which will qualify them for the 2021 Total CAF Women’s Champions League with the tactical experience of Super Falcons Assistant Coach, Wemimo Mathew.
She said: “I want to win the League and the Aiteo Cup and to get the ticket to the continent as well as set a record of being the first Club in Africa to win the first Africa Continental Cup.”
After the opening day defeat, Sunshine will host Confluence Queens in their next Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership game in Akure on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.
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