Ondo Deputy Governor promises Sunshine Queens N50,000 cash per goal

Ondo State Deputy , Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Monday in Ijebu-Ode promised a cash reward of N50,000 per goal scored to players of Sunshine Queens Women Club of Akure.

Aiyedatiwa made the promise while speaking with the ahead of their clash with Bayelsa Queens of Yenagoa at the /2021 Nigeria Women League (NWFL) Premiership Super Six.

”I am assuring you girls that the government of Ondo State is behind you. Just go out there and your all. For every goal you score, you get N50,000,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the are at the Super Six contending for one of the two available tickets to the CAF Women’s Champions League.

The deputy , who is also Chairman of the Committee put in place to reposition the Ondo State Agency (ODSFA), assured the girls of government’s commitment to their welfare.

NAN reports that ODSFA is the body supervising both the Sunshine Queens and their male counterparts, the Sunshine Stars of Akure who play in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Responding, Head Coach of the , Wemimo Mathew, assured the deputy that the Sunshine Queens players were in high spirits in readiness for the competition.

“They will their best to ensure the state’s team participate in the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League,” the coach said.

NAN reports that the Super Six is a competition for the top six teams of the /2021 NWFL Premiership after the league was terminated abruptly.

The competition was introduced to determine the two teams which would represent the country at the inaugural CAF Women’s Champions League.

Sunshine Queens began their campaign against the Bayelsa Queens at the main bowl of the Dipo Dina Stadium in Ijebu Ode.(NAN)