Football: Confluence Queens Shock Adamawa Queens in Fufore

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Confluence Queens Football on Sunday settled for their first away of the season with a 2-1 victory over Adamawa Queens FC in the rescheduled Week 12 of the Nigeria Women Premier League, (NWPL).

In a grueling encounter played at the Fufore Stadium on Sunday saw Confluence Queens take a shocking lead from full-back, Olonilua Adenike who quickly put the visitors ahead in the second minute of the game via a well planned free-kick that beat lanky Adamawa Queens’ goalkeeper Chioma Nwonkwo.

Midfielder Ada Ella doubled the lead in the 37th minute for the Lokoja based club, the goal which completely unsettled their hosts and resulted to their goalkeeper Chioma Nwonkwo losing consciousness and was replaced by Nelly Ekeh.

Adamawa Queens were still trying to found their rhythm of settling into the game till the first half on interesting encounter was brought to and end.

Confluence Queens continued to dominate the game with their mesmerizing style of play at the restart of the Second-half, with the home fans applauding their good football tactics and even makes the task more difficult for the host to fight back.

With just nine minutes to see out the game, Adamawa Queens reduced the deficit through their nest player on the field, Dooshima Tarnum with an assist from former Confluence Queens midfielder, Stella Nwadike who came in as substitute.

Tarmum’s goal would later stood as consolation as Adamawa Queens couldn’t break the rock solid defense their visitors and allowed the girls of Coach Adewuyi Shola to  snatch all three points, and their first ever point against the home side.

With the moral boosting victory in Fufore, Confluence Queens will be full of confidence going into Wednesday’s game at home to Fc Robo of Lagos, having make it two win from two matches in the spate of five days, and hoping to make it three on a bounce in just under eight days of NWPL rescheduled matches.


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