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Confluence Queens midfielder Saiki earns Falconets call-up

26 June 2015, 08:35

Abuja - Enterprising young attacking midfielder, Mary Saiki has been invited to the Falconets team currently preparing for the 2017 FIFA U20 Qualifiers against Liberia.

Mary, a versatile player, has been on the horizon of national youth team’s selectors in the past one year due to her brilliant performance on the field of play.

Reacting through the Confluence Queens spokesperson Ojo Tosin, Chairman of the Nigeria Women Premier League side, Mallam Abdul Sule believes that the Edo-born player has what it takes to compete at the national camp. 

“It's a good development for our club, Saiki is a good player, she is very mobile and has what it takes to challenge others for the jersey. 

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“We wish her best of luck and hope she will give the club a good representation, here in Confluence Queens, discipline is our watch word,” the former Super Eagles star posited.

However, Saiki could not hide her excitement over the call-up among the 36 invited players and promised to make the team proud.

“I want to thank the Almighty God for this moment in my football career, this is the time any player will want to experience, I promise to make everyone at Confluence Queens proud.”

The midfielder who recently joined the Wada Queens from Osun Babes breezed to the Abuja camp of the Falconets with other invited players on Tuesday 23rd June, 2015.

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