NIGERIA: Rivers unperturbed by NWPL Super 4 Champion’s claim- Edwin Okon

Rivers Angels, Head Coach, Edwin Okon, has confirmed his side will be indifferent regardless of who wins the upcoming 2019 Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) super 4.

The Super 4 competition will be held at the Agege Stadium in Lagos among the top four teams at the end of the 2019 NWPL regular season: Adamawa Queens, Bayelsa Queens, Confluence Queens and Rivers Angels.

Okon, who described the NWPL Super 4 as a game of interest however accepted that the successful challenge to his team frightening in the past two seasons by Nasarawa Amazons and Bayelsa Queens has greatly refined the competition.

“We cannot be champion forever and it’s nice that a different club has tasted the top prize in the past two seasons. The recent change in taste and redistribution of champions is quite healthy for the league.

“NWPL Super 4 is usually a game of interest and the interest goes a long way to determine where the pendulum swings.

“On our part we will continue to fight for the coveted trophy and other trophies in the land.

“We are doing our home work well to ensure we put up good performance in Lagos hoping that mother luck will smile at us.

“All the four teams are capable of winning the cup at the end of the day, at least, they have already proven their worth by emerging winners in their respective groups,” said the former Nigerian women coach to NWFL Media.

The Jewels of Rivers finished the regular season with the highest points among its Super 4 challengers – Adamawa Queens, Bayelsa Queens and Confluence Queens during the regular season.

The jewel of Rivers topped Group A with 13 points ahead other challengers, FC Robo Queens, Delta Queens and Osun Babes.

NWPL Super 4 field action will commence on Friday among the four teams, while the third place and final matches will be held on Sunday at the ‘Soccer Temple’ Agege Stadium.

Naa Bardina
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