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Women’s League: Amazons, Angels, Lead The Pack With First Wins

As the Nigerian Women’s Premier League entered its second week in midweek, Nasarawa Amazons and River Angels secured their first wins of the season.

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Aisha Bello netted a brace as defending champions Nasarawa Amazons claimed a 3-0 win over Pelican Stars in Lafia.

Anam Imo added a third at the death to seal the win for the holders who were held to a scoreless draw by FC Robo in their opener.

River Angels, looking to reclaim the title, followed suit with a 3-1 home victory over Sure Babes in Port Harcourt.

Ikechukwu Vivian, Evelyn Nwabuoku and Mercy Saiki were on target for the hosts while Nnaji Bright netted the visitors’ consolation goal.

Meanwhile Bayelsa Queens and Sunshine Queens extended their perfect start to top Group A and Group B respectively.

Sunshine Queens hammered newly-promoted Jokodolu Babes 3-0, claiming their second successive thrashing.

Tina Onyatheleme and Lola Philips had the Owena Mermaids lead by two goals by the break before Patience Agbokhade added one more for the road.

Group A leaders Bayelsa Queens had a much tougher time against Edo Queens, snatching a 2-1 win courtesy of Joy Jerry’s late winner.

Peace Efih cancelled Osas Igbinovia’s first half opener for Bayelsa Queens in the 75th minute but Jerry struck two minutes to time to grab the win.

NWPL Week 2 Results

Group A

Bayelsa Queens    2-1   Edo Queens

Heartland Queens 0-0   Confluence Queens

Rivers Angels       3-1   Sure Babes

Ibom Angels        0-0   Delta Queens

Top 4

Bayelsa Queens (6); River Angels: (4); Sure Babes: (3); Delta Queens: (2).

Group B

Nasarawa Amazons 3-0 Pelican Stars

FC Robo Queens 1-0 Adamawa Queens

Abia Angels 1-0 Osun Babes

Sunshine Queens 3-0 Jokodolu Babes

Top 4

Sunshine Queens (6); Nasarawa Amazons (4); FC Robo (4); Abia Angels (3).


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