3 However, Gallant Queens FC fought back but failed to convert their goalscoring chances.
5 Speaking after the match, Honey Badgers’ assistant coach, Enrudy Anthony, praised their players for their resilience during the game and playing to instructions.
6 She added that their players were young and it was their first time of playing at the national level, being their first experience in the Federation Cup.
7 “I am impressed with their performance.
8 “We actually came to test ourselves and see how far we can go in the Cup competition and also to build up a team against next season.
10 On his part, the assistant coach of Gallant Queens FC, Monday Mohammed, said his team’s performances was credible in spite of the loss.
11 “The game was a beautiful one, especially in the second half.
12 We could not get our game going in the first half.
13 “The girls were shy while playing in the first half.
14 But in the second half they picked up courage to perform well and they did their best,” he said.
16 NewsSourceCredit: NAN