Fed Cup: Supporters salute Confluence Queens spirit despite exit

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Confluence Queens’ Supporters Club has applauded the sterling performance of Nigeria Women Football League club showed in the 2013 Federation Cup quarter-final against defending champions, River Angels on Thursday.

The Lokoja ladies lost 2-4 on penalties after one-all draw at regulation time in Abeokuta to crash out of the tournament.

The Chairman of the Supporters Club, Mr Moses Bako while speaking to SavidNews Nigeria in Lokoja expressed satisfaction over the quality of competition and solid performance displayed against Rivers Angels.

He noted that the Lokoja ladies against all odds showed the great character and proved the mettle as one of the best in the Women league.

“We members of the Supporters club are very happy for the Queens – they showed good account of themselves despite losing on penalties after dominating for over 70mins – that was a not fair – but they were never humiliated- for that we are proud of them,” he said.

Meanwhile, Mr Moses Bako led Confluence Queens Supporters Club has tasked the team to take the high spirit into their final league match in Aba against Standard Babes.

Mr Moses urged the ladies showed replicated the form against Rivers Angels in Aba to secure a convincing victory in other to qualify playing in the Nigeria Women Premier League next season.

“Next game is now at Aba against Standard Babes -we pray God’s willing to be there to give them support and urged to keep their fighting spirit high against Standard Babes knowing it an important game for us to qualify for the Premier,” he appealed.

Confluence Queens will visit Standard Babes of Aba on the last Nigeria Women Football League day encounter on Sunday, August 4, 2013 in quest to finish in the top six in the NWFL pool A.

Confluence Queens who are yet to record a loss in the last five matches sits on seventh position with 25 points after seventeen matches in the league.

SavidNews Nigeria understands the first six finishers in Pool A and B of the nearly-completed Nigeria Women Football League will be qualified to play in the proposed top division Nigeria Women Premier League next season.

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