Edo Queens optimistic of qualification for CAF women’s championship | The Guardian Nigeria News


Edo Queens Women Football Club’s Coordinator, Sabina Chikere, says the team are optimistic of doing well at the Super 6 tournament in Ijebu-Ode.

Chikere told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Benin they were eager to qualify from the competition so as to play in the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League.

NAN reports that Edo Queens came fourth in the 2020/2021 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership with 23 points from 13 matches.

“Even though fourth position is not good enough, but I will nonetheless commend the players for finishing in a position that qualified them to be among the top six clubs who can participate in the Super Six championship,” Chikere said.

She said it was good to know that the Ijebu-Ode tournament would ultimately decide the winners of the 2020/2021 NWFL Premiership.

“This is where the two teams will be selected to represent Nigeria in the proposed CAF-organised championship for women, slated for May.

“This Super 6 event…

Source: Guardian Newspaper