Confluence Queens goalkeeper Mercy Vincent has talked of racking up “as many clean sheets as possible” in the Nigeria Women’s Premier League (NWPL) this season.
Vincent has kept two clean sheets so far in her team’s opening two games against Delta Queens and Nasarawa Amazons and is in line to face Osogbo club Osun Babes in a Matchday 3 game at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja this Wednesday.
“My personal target this season is to maintain as many clean sheets as possible for the team. I will continue to work hard to contribute my quota for the team to achieve our set targets,” Vincent said.
However she made it clear that Confluence Queens are focused first on Wednesday’s match-up with Osun Babes and described their opponents as a good side.
Vincent stated that they intend to take the full points from the match.
“Osun Babes are not a bad side, but we will not leave any stone unturned against them. Our focus is on the three points. We are not ready to joke or underrate any team because whoever is playing in the NWPL stand a chance to challenge,” she remarked.
It is clear that Vincent’s assertion might be due to the fact that Osun Babes in their last meeting in this same fixture earned themselves a point after a goalless draw two seasons ago.
Vincent and her teammates currently occupy second place in Group B of the women’s league behind Adamawa Queens who top by virtue of superior goal difference. Their opponents Osun Babes are in fourth position.