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Bayelsa Queens F.C.
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Full nameBayelsa Queens Football Club
Nickname(s)The Restoration Girls
Founded2000
OwnerGovernment of Bayelsa State
LeagueNigeria Women Premier League

Bayelsa Queens is a Nigerian women football club based in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. They play in the highest pyramid of women football in Nigeria.[1][2][3][4] They have won three championships in the Nigeria Women Premier League in the year 2004, 2006 and 2007.

History

Bayelsa Queens was founded by former governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha in year 2000. The NWFL board documents that the club was the first female club in Nigeria to have her preseason abroad in 2007.

The club is also known as Restoration Girls, a name motivated by the government of the state.[5]

Current squad

Squad list for 2019 season. [6][7]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Nigeria GK Ihiabi Rabi
14 Nigeria GK Sandra Chichi
2 Nigeria GK Alaba Jonathan
3 Nigeria DF Ayomide Anibaba
7 Nigeria DF Esther Udegbe
8 Nigeria DF Uzoamaka Igwe
10 Nigeria FW Lucky Odiri
11 Nigeria FW Charity Ifenkoh
12 Nigeria MF Blessing Edoho
13 Nigeria FW Lilian Tule
14 Nigeria FW Tegah Okoko
No. Position Player
15 Nigeria DF Osas Igbinovia
16 Nigeria DF Joy Bokiri
26 Nigeria DF Chidinma Edeji
27 Nigeria FW Ayo Barakat Olaiya
34 Nigeria FW Yetunde Adeboyejo
35 Nigeria MF Maclean Okogba
34 Nigeria FW Egberi Inamotimi
35 Nigeria MF Doris Ewhubare

Honours

References

  1. ^ http://www.informationng.com/2013/11/womens-super-six-will-not-hold-due-to-lack-of-funds-report.html
  2. ^ http://soccerpress.net/index.php/en/menu-types/womens-league/news/1945-nwfl-suspends-bayelsa-queens-player-over-attack-on-referee
  3. ^ http://www.latestnigeriannews.com/news/342573/bayelsa-floods-affected-our-preparations-bayelsa-queens-fc.html
  4. ^ http://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=11604
  5. ^ "The fascinating stories and history behind Nigeria Women's Premier League club's nicknames". Sport Compass. 2019-05-24. Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  6. ^ "ALABA THE HEROINE AS BAYELSA QUEENS SEALS PASSAGE TO FED CUP FINAL". Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Omagbemi picks 18 for Senegal clash". Retrieved 10 October 2016.

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