We have the burning desire to play in the Champions League – Edo Queens Captain

Captain of the Nigeria Women Premier League, NWFL Premiership side, Edo Queens, Glory Ogbonna has said playing in the maiden Africa Women’s Champions League remain a burning desire for the team.

Ogbonna who scored the opening goal in Edo Queens’ 3-1 win over Abia Angels on Wednesday night at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City hinted that her team would continue to improve in their performance, adding that the victory was a sign of good improvement from the team.

“We have always determined for the best, but I’m happy that our collective efforts have started to yield results. I’m so happy with the result of this game, it shows that we can do much more better.

“This particular victory has opened the door for a stunning Edo Queens return to winning ways, and I want to say that we are very focused and determined to keep the winning zeal on.”

“I also know that we have a lot of battles to fight in the second stage of the league, but I believe we are capable.”

See complete results and goalscorers in the Matchday 10 of the apex women’s football league in Nigeria:

CONFLUENCE QUEENS 0- 0 OSUN BABES.

FC ROBO QUEENS 2-1 RIVERS ANGELS.

Gift Monday 24′(Pen)⚽| 1-0

Gift Monday 30’⚽| 2-0

Ezeanagu Maryann 62′ ⚽| 2-1

DELTA QUEENS 1-0 IBOM ANGELS

Angela Micheal 67′ (Pen)⚽| 1-0

SUNSHINE QUEENS 2-0 DREAM STAR LADIES

Okah Adaobi 29′ ⚽| 1-0

Yakubu Aminat 75’⚽| 2-0

BAYELSA QUEENS 1-0 PELICAN STARS.

Anjor Mary 34 ‘⚽| 1-0

NASARAWA AMAZONS 1-0 ROYAL QUEENS

Josephine Mathias 30′ ⚽| 1-0.

EDO QUEENS 3-1 ABIA ANGELS

Ogbonna Glory 9’⚽|1-0

Adewale Bukola 21’⚽| 1-1

Maryann Ohadiwe 33’⚽| 2-1

Chioma Worgu 35′ ⚽| 3-1

Checkout Next Five Fixtures in the Nigeria Women Football League, NWFL Premiership:

MATCHDAY 11 – (24/03/2021)
Abia Angels FC vs FC Robo Queens (Umuahia Township Stadium. 4:00pm).

Ibom Angels FC vs Edo Queens FC (Godswill Akpabio Stadium. 4:00pm).

Osun Babes FC vs Delta Queens FC (Osogbo Township Stadium. 4:00pm).

Pelican Stars FC vs Confluence Queens FC.
U. J. Esuene Stadium Calabar. 4:00pm

Royal Queens FC vs Bayelsa Queens FC (Warri Township Stadium. 4:00pm).

Dream Stars FC vs Nasarawa Amazons FC.
Agege Township Stadium. 4:00pm

Rivers Angels FC vs Sunshine Queens FC.
Uniport Stadium Port Harcourt. 4:00pm.

MATCHDAY 12 – (31/03/2021)

FC Robo Queens vs Sunshine Queens FC.
Legacy Pitch Lagos. 4:00pm

Nasarawa Amazons FC vs Rivers Angels FC.
Lafia Township Stadium. 4:00pm

Bayelsa Queens FC vs Dream Stars FC.
Samson Siasia Stadium. 4:00pm

Confluence Queens FC vs Royal Queens FC.
Confluence Stadium Lokoja. 4:00pm

Delta Queens FC vs Pelican Stars FC.
Agbor Stadium Delta State. 4:00pm

Edo Queens FC vs Osun Babes FC
Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin. 4:00pm

Abia Angels FC vs Ibom Angels FC.
Umuahia Township Stadium. 4:00pm.

MATCHDAY 13 – (07/04/2021)

Ibom Angels FC vs FC Robo Queens.
Godswill Akpabio Stadium Training Pitch. 4:00pm

Osun Babes FC vs Abia Angels FC.
Osogbo Township Stadium. 4:00pm

Pelican Stars FC vs Edo Queens FC.
U. J Esuene Stadium Calabar. 4:00pm

Royal Queens FC vs Delta Queens FC.
Warri Township Stadium. 4:00pm

Dream Stars FC vs Confluence Queens FC.
Agege Township Stadium. 4:00pm.

Rivers Angels FC vs Bayelsa Queens FC.
Uniport Stadium Port Harcourt. 4:00pm

Sunshine Queens FC vs Nasarawa Amazons FC.
Akure Township Stadium. 4:00pm.

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END OF FIRST ROUND/MID SEASON TRANSFER WINDOW ………

MATCHDAY 14 – (28/04/2021)

FC Robo Queens vs Ibom Angels FC.
Legacy Pitch Lagos. 4:00pm

Abia Angels FC vs Osun Babes FC.
Umuahia Township Stadium. 4:00pm

Edo Queens FC vs Pelican Stars FC.
Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin. 4:00pm

Delta Queens FC vs Royal Queens FC.
Agbor Stadium Delta State. 4:00pm

Confluence Queens FC vs Dream Stars FC Confluence Stadium, Lokoja. 4:00pm

Bayelsa Queens FC vs Rivers Angels FC.
Samson Siasia Stadium Yenagoa. 4:00pm

Nasarawa Amazons FC vs Sunshine Queens FC.
Lafia Township Stadium. 4:00pm.

MATCHDAY 15 – (05/05/2021)

Sunshine Queens FC vs FC Robo Queens.
Akure Township Stadium. 4:00pm

Rivers Angels FC vs Nasarawa Amazons FC.
Uniport Stadium Port Harcourt. 4:00pm

Dream Stars FC vs Bayelsa Queens FC.
Agege Township Stadium Lagos. 4:00pm

Royal Queens FC vs Confluence Queens FC.
Warri Township Stadium. 4:00pm

Pelican Stars FC vs Delta Queens FC.
U. J. Esuene Stadium Calabar. 4:00pm

Osun Babes FC vs Edo Queens FC.
Osogbo Stadium. 4:00pm

Ibom Angels FC vs Abia Angels FC.
Godswill Akpabio Stadium Training Pitch. 4:00pm.

Oshola Moves to Barcelona

Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala scored a brace in Barcelona Ladies 6-1 thrashing of Atletico Madrid in their Liga Iberdrola clash on Saturday,  reports Completesports.com.

Oshoala ended her four-match goal drought in the league following the two goals she scored in the game.

The 24-year-old scored the home team fourth goal on the stroke of half-time.

NWFL Hails Gov. Sule On Suleiman’s Amazon’s Appointment

The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) headed by Aisha Falode, has expressed its gratitude to the Executive Governor of Nasarawa state, His Excellency, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, on the deserving appointment of Hajiya Husseina Suleiman as the Chairman of NWFL Premiership multiple champions, Nasarawa Amazons Football Club.

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The NWFL board equally congratulated the amiable women football administrator par excellence, Suleiman, for earning the confidence and trust of the Nasarawa state governor to take charge of one of the most prosperous club sides in the land.

Prior to October 29, 2020’s appointment as chairman of the multiple Nigerian women’s football champions, the NWFL board member had acted as the General Manager of the Amazons after the death of the club’s former chairman, His Royal Highness, Audu Nuhu.
Hajiya Suleiman, led the team to win the 2018 Aiteo Cup title within the short period.

The Chairperson of the NWFL board, Aisha Falode, described Hajiya Suleiman as a round peg in a round hole insisting that Suleiman’s appointment would by all means take Nasarawa Amazons to the highest level in the Nigeria women’s football league.

Falode added: “We thank His Excellency, Engr. Abdullahi Sule for finding Hajiya Husseina Suleiman worthy of the responsible position of the chairman of Nasarawa Amazons.
“We congratulate Hajiya Suleiman too for earning the confidence and trust of the government of Nasarawa state to steer the ship of the club at this auspicious time.

“His Excellency could not have chosen a better qualified person for the onerous task than Hajiya Suleiman.
“She is one of the biggest voices and finest advocates of the women’s game in Nigeria, Africa and indeed at the world stage, whose shortest tenure as interim chairman saw her side won the 2018 Aiteo Cup title at the expense of perennial winners, Rivers Angels.
“She has grown the side to become a hub of a sort for the national teams as well as for the coaches too.
“We believe the latest assignment will afford her the rare opportunity to further grow the side to be a dominant force in the land.
“We expect that the state government will avail her with all the necessary support to excel in the daunting task of taking the team to the highest level.
“We pray for God’s guidance, wisdom and strength to pilot the affairs of the club and we hope that her tenure will add value to the growth and development of the women’s game,” Aisha Falode said.

Hajiya Suleiman’s immediate assignment will be to put the side in an excellent shape that would see them excel in the forthcoming 2020/2021 NWFL Premiership season and perhaps earn the right to represent the country at the maiden 2021 CAF Women’s Champions League.

NWFL Releases Licensing Conditions Ahead Of New Season

As the football community in Nigeria’ awaits the lift of ban on contact sports, the Nigerian Women Football League(NWFL) is poised to run and implement guidelines to clubs in sync with NFF/NWFL regulations.


According to the release signed by the Chief Operating Officer of the NWFL Mrs Faith Ben Anuge, all clubs shall be eligible to participate in the premiership upon the fulfilment of the club licensing requirements.


Henceforth a minimum of two women coaches or two women officials will sit on the technical bench in line with FIFA/CAF regulation with special focus on encouraging development and integration of women participation in football at all levels.

Clubs must submit to the NWFL an audited annual report of their activities as follows

A) indebtness, profit or losses

B) Sponsorship

C) A clear evidence of payment of players salaries in the previous season

D) A detailed list of category of salaries of players for the new season.

Clubs must insure all registered players covering Injury, accident and in the case of death.

The NWFL in her quest for development in the technical area also will henceforth frown at coaches not qualified or licensed to sit on the technical bench of various clubs.

A) A list of coaching crew with details , attached credentials of which minimum requirements/certification will be NIS Advanced course of study.

Uncertified NIS or equivalent coach will not be eligible or qualified to access the technical bench during matches in the upcoming league.

Ratel FC Boss Invests In The Rebranding Of Women’s League

In a frantic move to contribute to the further development of the women’s football league in Nigeria, the proprietor and financier of Ratel FC of Makurdi, Benue state, Barrister Paul Edeh, Wednesday, invested in the Nigeria Women’s Football League, making valuable donations to the rebranding and development of the Women’s League, at the Glass House in Abuja.
The Ratel FC boss in company of some of his key staff members, stated that, he was at the NWFL new Secretariat to flag off his club’s partnership and investment with the NWFL towards a better administration of the women’s league.

To achieve this, Paul Edeh, donated office hardware and materials to the NWFL Secretariat. These include: 20 standard soccer balls, one Sharp heavy duty photocopier, Ratel FC Team Jersey and a giant customized wall clock.

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He promised to continually make worthy donations to the NWFL before the start of every season.

Edeh, disclosed that, his decision to partner with the NWFL, is in appreciation of the NWFL giant strides and bold initiative to reposition and restructure the women’s league since the Aisha Falode-led board was inaugurated. He added that, the Chairperson of the NWFL in a very short time after taking over the leadership of the women’s league has made remarkable improvements compared to what the league used to be. “With Falode, the three tiers of the women’s league, the Premier League, Pro-League 1 and the Nationwide (amateur) are today taken more seriously and their standards have improved tremendously, as more league players feature in the senior national team, the Super Falcons.

The donated items by Ratel FC boss were received by the new Chief Operating Officer of the NWFL, Faith Anuge, in the presence of board member, Joe Amene.
The NWFL C.O.O, thanked Barrister Edeh for his wonderful donations and contribution to the development of women’s football in Nigeria. She urged other stakeholders to partner and invest in the NWFL just as Ratel FC boss did showing his passion for the development of women’s football in Nigeria and indeed Africa.