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NWFL Super 6: Gov Diri congratulates Bayelsa Queens

•Attributes victory to hard work, commitment

By Aherhoke Okioma,Yenagoa.

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has congratulated the management, players and technical crew of Bayelsa Queens Football Club for making the state proud by emerging champions of the 2021/2022 Nigerian Women Football League (NWFL) Super 6 tournament.

In the course of prosecuting the tournament, Bayelsa Queens overcame five other rivals in the NWFL Super Six Championship, which ended on Sunday in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

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Bayelsa_Queens

The governor described their unbeaten run at the championship as a manifestation of the fact that their brilliant performance during the regular season was not a fluke. The Trumpet Gathered

In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Daniel Alabrah, Governor Diri noted that Bayelsa Queens did not just emerge champions, but also put up one of the best overall performances in the history of the competition as they won all their five matches to amass a total of 15 points.

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Also, a member of the team, Gift Monday, won the top scorer award with a total of 12 goals while the team’s goalkeeper, Gabrielle Ange Bawou, won the best goalkeeper prize.

The governor, who is full of praises for the team, attributed their brilliant performance to hard work, commitment and focus on the part of the management, coaches, and the players.

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NWFL

He also commended the Aisha Falode-led NWFL Board for organising what he described as a hitch-free competition that produced a true and worthy champion in Bayelsa Queens.

He gave the assurance that the State Government will continue to support the team to win more laurels for the state and the country, especially now that it has qualified to represent Nigeria at the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B play-off for the second CAF African Women’s Champions League.

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