Rivers Angels Coach Admits Anxiety Affected Team’s Performance in Win Over Confluence Queens

Rivers Angels Coach Admits Anxiety Affected Team's Performance in Win Over Confluence Queens

Rivers Angels head coach, Whyte Ogbonda, has revealed that his team played with anxiety during their 2-0 win over Confluence Queens in the NWFL Super Six playoff. Rivers Angels Coach Admits Anxiety Affected Team's Performance in Win Over Confluence Queens

Despite securing maximum points, Ogbonda acknowledged the challenging match and praised his players’ collective effort, particularly Peace Effiong and Chiamaka Okwuchukwu, for their fighting spirit, Footballrover reports.

The matchday 4 fixture lived up to expectations, with the Jewels of Rivers showing off their intent from the first whistle to the last.

However, anxiety affected their performance in the first half, with several chances missed.

Chiamaka Okwuchukwu eventually broke the deadlock in the 70th minute and sealed the victory with her brace in the 90th minute.

While speaking after the game, Coach Ogbonda admitted,

We played with anxiety in the first half, but we salvaged the three points at stake.”Β 

He emphasised the importance of securing maximum points in their final game against Heartland Queens on Sunday to stand a chance of lifting the trophy.

Our mindset is to ensure we get the three points and go home with the trophy,” he noted.

The captain of the team, Catherine Kenneth, also acknowledged the team’s anxiety, which led to missed chances.

However, she maintained that the team would fight hard to ensure a positive result in the final game of the Super Six.

We’ll go back to the drawing board, correct our mistakes, and ensure we don’t repeat them,” she said.Β 

The final match against Heartland Queens on Sunday will be played simultaneously with the match between Bayelsa Queens and Edo Queens, with both matches kicking off at 12 p.m..

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