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2018/2019 NWPL: Bayelsa Queens optimistic of win against Sunshine Queens



The defending champions will be host to the Akure team at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa, on Wednesday.

Aduku, whose side leads group C rivals with six points, told the Nigeria News Agency on Tuesday in Abuja, that they are ready for the battle.

The tie which concludes the first round for the group, “will raise the confidence of the Yenagoa side ahead of the next round.

“It will definitely be a tough game because the Akure ladies are a familiar foe, but by God’s grace, we will come out with our heads high.

“The players know what is at stake and we are working hard to finish the first round with the maximum nine points,’’ the coach said.

Nasarawa Amazons will also welcome Kaduna Queens FC at the Lafia City Stadium in the other fixture of the group.

The league season has 16 teams divided into four groups, with the top in each group qualifying for the Super 4 tournament, which will determine the winner of the season.