Another exhilarating round of NWFL Premiership fixtures were played yesterday across seven centres in the country. Though It’s definitely too early to draw any conclusions, but the table is starting to take shape as Bayelsa Queens despite their first loss of the season, still remained on top.
Eight (8) goals were recorded on match-day 5, this is termed to be low compared to what we had on previous match-days so far this season. Four home wins, two away wins and a draw completes week 5.
Sunshine Queens and Rivers Angels recorded away victories, Royal Queens also got a vital one point away from home while Confluence Queens, Osun Babes and Edo Queens all recorded home wins.
Sunshine Queens held on to Seun Fakunle’s 33rd minute goal for their second victory of the season away at Abia Angels in Umuahia.
A 69th minute own goal by Jennifer Oliver helped League defending Champions, Rivers Angels record an important away win at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo to close the gap at the top.
In Osogbo, Yetunde Fajobi goal in the 61st minute made the difference between Osun Babes and Dreamstar Ladies, while Elizabeth Zirike 38th minute strike earned Edo Queens the maximum point at home against Nasarawa Amazons.
Bayelsa Queens winning streak ended as they fell by a lone goal to Delta Queens Rachel Okotete goal in the 26th minute.
Confluence Queens of Lokoja pipped Lagos side, FC Robo Queens by a lone goal. Agams Nkechi 44th minute goal was key for her side to record another victory at home, while Royal Queens forced Pelican Stars to a 1-1 draw. Ogechi Ukwuoma goal in the 15th minute had earlier given Pelican Stars the lead before Chiamaka Okwuchukwu 71st minute equaliser ensured the spoils was shared.
Bayelsa Queens maintained the top spot with 12 points despite their defeat but closely followed by champions, Rivers Angels who are on 11 points.
Dreamstar Ladies and Pelican Stars FC occupies the bottom two with 3 and 2 points respectively.
Week 5 Full-time Results And Goalscorers
Osun Babes 1 DreamStar Ladies 0
Yetunde Fajobi 61′ ⚽| 1-0
Delta Queens 1 Bayelsa Queens 0
Racheal Okotete 26″⚽| 1-0
Confluence Queens 1 FC Robo Queens 0
Agams Nkechi 44″ ⚽| 1-0
Pelican Stars 1 Royal Queens 1
Ogechi Ukwuoma ‘ 15’ ⚽| 1-0
Chiamaka Okwuchukwu 71′ ⚽| 1-1
Abia Angels 0 Sunshine Queens 1
Seun Fakunle 33′ ⚽| 0-1
Ibom Angels 0 Rivers Angels 1
Jennifer Oliver 69′ ⚽(OG)| 0-1
Edo Queens 1 Nasarawa Amazons 0
Elizabeth Zirike 38′ ⚽| 1-0