Olori Babes Officially Renamed Royal Queens FC •Pay Courtesy Visit To Olu Of Warri

By Obaseki Anthony in Warri on December 19, 2019

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Newly promoted team to the Nigeria Women Premier League Olori Babes FC have been officially renamed Royal Queens FC.

This was announced during the team’s courtesy visit to the Olu of Warri, His Royal Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, at his Palace in Warri, Delta State, yesterday, Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

The delegation made up of the players, coaching crew and management paid a courtesy visit to the King after a friendly game with the chiefs from the Warri Kingdom as part of the Olu’s fourth-year coronation anniversary.

The King, who was pleased with the homage, prayed for the players and management of the club and also pledged to support the team.

“I’m happy for the visit and you all are welcome. I pray that each and everyone of you will have a successful career and go international.

“I was told that you have gained promotion to the highest level of women football in Nigeria, which is a good achievement,” the Olu said.

Royal Queens also held their end-of-year party at the club camp on Okere Road where awards were presented to the best, outstanding and most committed players of the 2018/2019 season.

The chairman of the club, Omatsola Sifo, thanked the players and management of club for ensuring that the team gained promotion to the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL).

“I want to give thanks to God specially and everyone that was involved in the team’s promotion to the Nigeria women top-flight football,” he said, adding:

“We started this team in January 2019 and they were people who want to make sure we never make it to where we are.

“We are here today and we’re moving to greater heights and nobody can stop us.”

Royals Queens FC embarked on Christmas and New Year break yesterday, December 18, and will resume January 3, 2020 for the 2019/2020 women football league season.

•PHOTO: Olu of Warri, His Royal Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli

Source Daily Sports

Posted December 19, 2019


 

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