Precious strike gives Sunshine Queens super IV ticket
By Femi Atolagbe
The coast is now clear for Sunshine Queens FC to participate in the much anticipated super IV playoffs for Elite teams in the Nigeria Women Professional football league.
This follows a one Nil home win against Adamawa Babes at the Ondo state sports complex, Akure.
Precious Vincent’s 74th minute strike was all the Ondo state sponsored side needed to seal the super IV Qualification following Nasarawa Amazon’s demolition of Abia Angels in lafia.
An elated precious, who spoke with journalists after the game expressed joy at scoring the lone goal that sealed the win
” I’m glad I found the back of the net today, it’s a thing of joy to score and I dedicate the goal to God almighty and my teammates”
The win gives sunshine Queens 25points from 14 matches to come second, 4 Points adrift group leader Nasarawa Amazons.
Both Sunshine Queens and Amazons are awaiting results of group A matches to know which other teams will qualify for the super IV playoffs.
Meanwhile, the Executive Chairman, Ondo state football Agency (ODSFA), Alhaji Tajudeen Akinyemi has commended players and technical crew members of sunshine Queens FC for picking a super IV playoffs ticket for elite women teams in Nigeria.
Tajudeen Akinyemi was answering questions from newsmen in Akure after sunshine Queens pipped visiting Adamawa babes one nil.
The soft spoken football Administrator described the win and qualification as results of hard work exhibited by the players, coaches and other staff members of the team since the beginning of the season.
He said the result will help shape up the girls ahead of the task ahead to earn the desired results .
” It’s a good one to end on a winning note, the victory I believe will help the girls in prosecuting other matches in the super IV playoffs itself, I’m satisfy with the results this season, it’s a well-done job.”
Alhaji Norwayas he is fondly called assured the players of the management’s support at all times, saying their welfare will always remain a priority.