Ahead of the kick off of the new NWPL season the General Manager, Delta Queens FC Ehiabor Henrrientta has assured that the club is very focused on getting the best of the season.
Speaking with footballlive.ng, the Delta Queens GM, said that all is now set for a full launch in to the league with the Deltan side drawn in group A alongside Rivers Angel, Osun Babes and FC Robo.
“Our focus is now on the league soon to commence. I must commend the Tonibok led sports commission as well as the team’s management and Players for the spirit of moving on,” she stressed.
“Delta Queen has a name in women football in the country and that name we stand to defend.
The Technical Adviser of the side, Coach George Emenetie in his part, said the team is not relenting on working and playing for wins as the league begins.
“The players have been wonderful. They did well and we got the semi finals in the federations cup,” Emenetie said.
“They started with a 2-0 win over Osun babes, a 3-1 knock out of defending Champions Bayelsa Queens before falling narrowly to Rivers Angel who we shall meet again in the league which is our next focus.
Meanwhile, the teams Goal keeper and Skipper Ihuoma Onuegbu who made two saves to see her side beat defending Champions Bayelsa Queens 3-1 in their quarter finals game, in the federations cup, assured of the players commitment ahead of the league.
“We can not duel in a loss. We are out we are out. That’s the game of football. We gave our best and bowed out gallantly, our focus is now on the league and we are most committed to offer our best.”
The Delta Queens will on Wednesday July 17th 2019, take on Osun babes in Osogbo on matchday one.