Bayelsa Queens coach Rolandson Odeh has admitted that he still has a lot to do before the kick off of the National Women’s League which gets underway this weekend across the nation.
Odeh who led his team to beat Nigerian women’s league and cup holders, Rivers Angels 2-1 in a friendly game at the Liberation Stadium, Port Harcourt on Wednesday said he was not satisfied with what he saw in his players, saying he has a lot to do within the next few hours to correct their mistakes.
“This match has been able to expose a lot of lapses in our team. Initially, i was thinking we were ready for the league but based on what I saw in the team now, I think i have less than 24 hours to correct the mistakes i have seen in the team but overall, I think it is still work in progress”, said Odeh.”
Odeh also added: “it’s a friendly game and not all teams would have come with their talented players coupled with the fact that Rivers Angels are the household name of women football in Nigeria but it was a good game.
On his part, assistant coach of Rivers Angels, Whyte Ogbonda attributed the loss to the absence of his key players who are on national duty with the Super Falcons.
“Despite losing to Bayelsa Queens in this match, we all know it is a friendly match but it is preparatory match to our league match which kicks off this weekend. Most of our players are not in the Rivers Angels camp but in the Super Falcons camp. We just managed to use what we have to execute this match but all the same, I think the players at home will be able to execute the league match pending when the rest of the players will return to Port Harcourt”, Ogbonda explained.”