Odahiekwu Ogunde, Yenagoa
The camp of Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) leader, Bayelsa Queens, came alive on Monday when the management of the team surprised the girls with various items ranging from outboard games equipment such as table tennis board, scrabble, chess, monopoly, snooker board and ludo.The team also received food items such as bags of rice, beans, garri and tubers of yam.
The common rooms were furnished with new 42 inch television and brand new mattresses to enhance and encourage the team.
Interim Chairman of the club, Mr Robin Aprela, who led other management team to present the items, said that the Covid-19 palliatives money was received from FIFA through the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
He said it was the money that enabled them to acquire the items for the club to boost their morale and encourage them to keep up the brilliant performance so far.
Technical Adviser of the club, Moses Aduku, thanked the management for this show of love and stated that the gesture had uplifted the team’s spirit.
He promised to check the use of the items in order not to let it be a distraction to the girls.
Responding on behalf of the players, assistant captain Abidemi Ibe, was full of thanks for the management for putting the Covid-19 palliatives from FIFA to good use.
She expressed the commitment of the team to putting in their best to win the league this season.