Nwfl Premiership Season Opener Holds In Asaba

By Ibrahim Taiwo, The Nigerian Voice Sports

The official opening game of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Women Football League Premiership season has been scheduled to hold at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State between home team Delta Queens FC and Rivers Angels FC of Port Harcourt on December 8, 2021.

Kick off has been fixed for 4pm, which will be the same in other designated venues across the country.

In Group A: Week 1 Fixtures would see
Confluence Queens of Lokoja take on newly promoted Pelican Stars of Calabar at the Confluence stadium, Lokoja, while Naija Ratels of Abuja will play their first NWFL Premiership game at home in Abuja, against the coach White Ogbonda- tutored Osun Babes of Osogbo.

And in Yola, Adamawa Queens will host the Betsy Obaseki Girls, Edo Queens.

In Group B Week 1 Fixtures, 2020/2021 season, third place team in last year’s NWFL Premiership season,

FC Robo of Lagos will play host to Abia Angels of Umuahia at the Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium, Lagos, and Sunshine Queens of Akure will host the Moses Aduku-led Bayelsa Queens at the Akure Township stadium.

Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt were champions of the 2020/2021 at the NWFL Super Six played at the Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

By winning the league, they became Nigeria’s representative at the inuagural CAF African Women’s Champions League.

This year’s NWFL Premiership season will be followed by yet another Super Six after this was agreed unanimously by the NWFL Congress held in Lagos.