Abuja - Sunshine Queens duo Aminat Yakubu and Yetunde Aluko have set their
sights at ending the season on a high, by winning the final of 2015 Nigeria
Women's Federation Cup when they clash with Bayelsa Queens at the Teslim
Balogun Stadium on Sunday.
The will hope to win the title for the first time after losing the last
edition's final to Rivers Angels.
On the road to the final, Sunshine Queens ensured their second appearance in
second successive finals after a 3-2 penalty shootout win over Nasarawa Amazons
in Enugu in the semi-finals.
Yakubu said that a victory in the Federation Cup can only help Sunshine make up
for their disappointing loss of league title at the Super Six in Abia State.
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“We still have a Cup final to play, so winning the Federation Cup final which
is one of the two trophies will not be bad. The spirit is high in camp and we
are ready,” Yakubu told News24.
“I was not available for the team at the Super Six due to national assignment
but I'm back, determined and confident that we will win on Sunday,” she said.
While Aluko said winning the Federation Cup title is a must for Sunshine Queens
as they hope to end the season with a trophy.
“We cannot afford to lose the match. Though Bayelsa Queens is a good side and
it's going to be a very tough game, so we won't underrate them, but we have to
go all out to win the Cup,” the former Falconets attacker said.