*EKITI QUEENS FOR SET FOR NWFL-NATIONWIDE LEAGUE, UNVEIL NEW JERSEYS*
Ahead of the Nigeria Women Nationwide League, the Ekiti state Ministry of Youth and Sports Development under the leadership of the Commissioner, Mr. Michael Awopetu has unveiled the Ekiti Queens’ FC jerseys.
At the unveiling, the faces of the team members were also shown to press men.
The Commissioner said it’s a thing of joy to have the first female football team owned by the state since creation.
Mr. Awopetu in his speech praised the efforts of his excellency, Governor Kayode Fayemi and Erelu Bisi Fayemi for their support towards the birth of the team.
The Ekiti Queens’ FC jersey which are in four different colours were displayed during the unveiling.
The Special Assistant to the governor on sports, Mr Kola Owoseni expressed delight at the feat attained in female football through the governor’s wife.
Owoseni said the support of Erelu Fayemi has been a morale booster for the young female footballers who hope to build their career in sport.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Dr. Ibikunle and the Director of Finance in the Ministry of Health, Chief Olu Oloworemo, urged the team to make the state proud at the National women football league in Ijebu Ode.
The 2021 edition of the NWFL Nationwide League will commence on April 11, 2021.
Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, will be hosting Ekiti Queens FC alongside with other 11 teams that will battle for second promotion ticket to the NWFL Championship.
1. Ekiti Queens of Ekiti
2. Moje Queens of Kwara
3. Unification Queens of Lagos
4. Oasis FC of Lagos
5. Omidiran Babes of Osun
6. Prince Kazeem Queens of Lagos
7. Royaltoms Queens of Lagos
8. Aseyori Queens of Lagos
9. Dannaz FC of Lagos
10. FC Phoenix of Lagos
11. Papa Soccer Angels of Lagos
12. Lakeside Queens of Lagos
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