NWPL: Sunshine Queens in Calabar for first away game

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Table toppers Sunshine Queens FC of Akure will on Thursday lock horns with Pelican Stars of Calabar in a week 3 NWPL fixture at the UJ Esuene Stadium Calabar.

The match earlier scheduled for Wednesday was shifted by the league body to allow Enyimba FC honour a league tie against Niger Tornadoes.

Sunshine Queens FC who occupy the number one position on the abridged league table following convincing wins against Abia Angels and Jokodolu Babes have already arrived Calabar for their first away game of the season.

The Betty Babes are boosted with the return of Flamingoes dazzling attacker Bolaji Olamide who has been on the sideline for weeks following a minor injury.

High scoring Sunshine Queens FC it would be recalled picked maximum points in the fixture in 2015 scoring three goals and conceding one.

Meanwhile, Pelican Stars FC are still in search of their first maximum points this season after a one all draw in their first league match and losing three nil away from home to Nasarawa Amazons in Lafia.

The team comprises of youngsters and experienced players but recent results show they would have to redouble efforts to make a mark this season in the elite women’s league.

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