Striker Rofiat Sule is counting on the rivalry in Group A to spur Rivers Angels in the second stanza of the Nigeria Women’s Premier League (NWPL).
Only two points separates leaders Ibom Angels and fifth placed Edo Queens on the log, in a tough Pool that also includes Delta Queens and Bayelsa Queens.
With two places up for grabs in the season ending Super 4, Rofiat Sule is aware of the enormous task and says it would motivate the Jewel of Rivers.
“Not just to say they are teams which have a lot of good players but they are teams which are close to us,” the striker said in reference to Rivers Angels’ group opponents.
“It’s like rivals. It’s like everybody wants to be the boss of Women’s Football in Nigeria and that is how it is going to play.
“The teams are all good. I think it’s good and it will motivate us in the remaining seven games but we don’t have to forget that it’s going to be difficult.”
The difficulty of the remaining seven is very predictable, but Rafiat Sule believes that in coach Edwin Edem Okon, the Pride of Rivers possesses a great technical person to plot their qualification from the group.
“Personally I have a lot of confidence in the coach. His tactical work and what the coaches make us do at training so I think anything is possible but every match must be treated as if it’s the final,” the former Bayelsa Queens attacker told Footballlive.ng.
Rivers Angels are third in the NWPL table with 12 points from seven games.