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Sunshine Queens Returns to Nigeria’s Elite Women League

Sunshine Queens Returns to Nigeria's Elite Women League

By Isiaq Ibrahim

The Sunshine Queens Football Club has returned to Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) top flight after playing a season at the second tier league.

The Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) board proclaimed this at the Annual General Assembly held in Lagos on Thursday, 5th October.

Recall that the Akure Landladies relegated in the 2021/222 season alongside the Pelican Stars.

Sunshine Queens FC is a women’s association football club in Nigeria. They play in the topmost division of female football in the NWFL Premiership. Their home stadium is Akure Township Stadium. The club is one of the running football activities of Ondo State Football Agency.

The 2015 Women’s Federation Cup winners got promoted after ending the championship playoffs held in Ogun State in second position with 12 points.

The other teams that were also promoted to the elite Women league includes: Lakeside Queens, Dannaz Ladies and Ekiti Queens.

While appreciating the team stakeholders, the team Manager of Sunshine Queens, Kehinde Odogun lauded the efforts of all the stakeholders that played a pivotal role in the team’s promotion to the elite league.

“I thank the management for their unwavering support in ensuring that the team returns to the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL),” he said.

The Management of the team will fortify the team with the best legs that will represent the state well when the league starts. Says the team manager.

The abridged Nigeria Women Football League has been slated to kick off by November 15 .

Group A
Nasarawa Amazons
Heartland Queens
Confluence Queens
Adamawa Queens
Dannaz Ladies
Naija Ratels
Royal Queens
Abia Angels

Group B
Remo Stars
Rivers Angels
Sunshine Queens
Robo Queens
Edo Queens
Bayelsa Queens
Ekiti Queens
Delta Queens

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