Nasarawa Amazons

Nasarawa Amazons

Club History

Nasarawa Amazons F.C. is a women’s association football club based in Nasarawa State. They won the Nigeria Women Premier League in 2013, and were runners-up in 2006, 2007 and 2016.

In 2010, Nasarawa Amazons were evicted from their home camping ground in Lafia for failure to pay accumulated rents.

In 2012, Amazaons played Pelican Stars F.C. to qualify for the super six tournament that determines the overall winner of the league. In 2013, the governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura donated ₦40,000,000 to aid the running of the club and in recognition of the outstanding performance of the team.

Amazons were suspended during the 2016 season but were reinstated back to the league after an appeal.