Nigeria Women Football League side, Edo Queens have been charged to record a successful outing at the forthcoming Super Six playoffs.

The chairman Edo State sports commission, Yusuf Alli gave the charge during an address to the team.

Alli promised that the state government has set aside a huge amount of money as a motivational boost for the team.

The Super Six playoffs will begin from May 18th-26th, 2024 in Yenagoa.

Edo Queens, alongside Heartland Queens, Confluence Queens Nasarawa Amazons, Bayelsa Queens and Rivers Angels will participate in the playoff tournament.

“I want to use this medium to congratulate you all for your victory over Kada Queens of Kaduna in the round of 32 President Federation Cup played in Abuja.

“You did not only win but scoring as much as 8 goals shows that we are seriously on course.”he stated.

“I want to say that the governor, his wife and all sports-loving people of Edo State are happy with the results.

“We are very proud of you, and I therefore as that you continue with that winning mentality as you hit Bayelsa for the Super Six.

“I also want to say that every goal scored, and every match won by Edo Queens in this competition will attract a huge financial benefit from me.

“It is important to know that this great Commission has put everything in place to ensure that Edo Queens is highly motivated to excel in this Super Six and other subsequent competitions.

“From records available to me, there is no team in this Super Six that you have not played against, and again they have equally beaten you in one match or the other, that is to say, that you are not new to each other.

“In the game of football, a team can’t win all matches, you win some, draw some and lose some.

“It is only Leverkusen FC that have gone unbeaten this season. So, I do not expect us to win five matches at a stretch, but we must stay positive, be focused, be determined and be positive.

“I, therefore wish the entire team success and urge us to go out there and do Edo State proud.”

Edo Queens get government backing ahead of NWFL Super Six playoffs

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