The visit of league leaders, Bayelsa Queens to Osogbo where they will face Osun Babes promises to be a keenly contested game as week nine of the 2021 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership hots up across seven centres.
Edo Queens without suspended Coach Rollanson Odeh will welcome FC Robo Queens while Rivers Angels hope to compound the woes of DreamStar FC Ladies when they make a trip to Lagos to trade tackles with the Galacticas.
Here is the Week 9 Preview of the NWFL Premiership.
Edo Queens FC🆚
FC Robo Queens
(Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin)
After the suspension of Coach Rollanson Odeh, and last week’s 1-0 defeat to Delta Queens, Edo Queens will try to return to winning ways when they host FC Robo Queens.
FC Robo Queens earned the biggest win of week eight with a 5-0 win over DreamStar FC Ladies.
The Lagos Landladies will also have to continue their goal-scoring feats to be able to conquer Edo Queens with the hope of getting their second away win of the season.
Edo Queen: WWDDWLWL
FC Robo Queens: WWLWLWLW
#Abia Angels FC 🆚
Delta Queens FC
(Umuahia Township Stadium)
Abia Angels currently hold the longest losing streak in the league with five straight defeat since week three. Delta Queens on the other hand has a four-game unbeaten run and will be optimistic about extending their run against struggling Abia Angels with the State Government’s recent bus gift. This might motivate them to their first away win of the season.
Delta Queens WLWLWDWW
#Ibom Angels FC 🆚Confluence Queens FC
(Godswill Akpabio Stadium Stadium, Uyo)
Ibom Angels like Abia Angels also have the longest losing streak in the league with five straight defeats. It will be a daunting task for the Orange Ladies when they face Confluence Queens as the host fight to beat the drop zone if they can get their second win of the season.
Confluence Queens will try to pick their fourth win of the campaign.
Ibom Angels: LDWLLLLL
Confluence Queens: DLWLWDLW
Osun Babes FC🆚
Bayelsa Queens FC
(Osogbo City Stadium)
The league challenge of Bayelsa Queens will be given another test against the host, Osun Babes.
Bayelsa Queens have won seven out of their eight games, losing once to Delta Queens. Osun Babes are yet to drop any point at home, winning their three home games, and had to rely on a late penalty to defeat Sunshine Queens in their last home game.
Osun Babes: WLWLWLWL
Bayelsa Queens: WWWWLWWW
Pelican Stars FC🆚
Nasarawa Amazons FC
(U. J. Esuene Stadium Calabar)
Pelican Stars are yet to win any home game.
Their only win was away in Lagos against DreamStar Ladies FC.
Nasarawa Amazons are on three games winning streak and will attempt to continue this impressive run against Pelican Stars.
Pelican Stars: LDLLDWLL
Nasarawa Amazons: LLLWLWWW
Royal Queens FC 🆚
Sunshine Queens FC
(Warri Township Stadium)
Royal Queens is yet to taste defeat at home this season and will face stiff opposition against Sunshine Queens (Who won away from home against Abia Angels).
Sunshine Queens narrowly lost to Osun Babes in week seven via a last-minute penalty and bounced with a 4-1 win over Pelican Stars last week.
DreamStar Ladies FC🆚
Rivers Angels FC
(Agege Township Stadium Lagos)
This fixture might seem to be an easy tie for defending Champions, Rivers Angels, but, football can be tricky. Dreamstar FC Ladies only boast of one win and seven defeats this season and will attempt to get their first draw or second win of the campaign. Rivers Angels are keeping a strong challenge on Bayelsa Queens at the top of the table with five straight wins (the longest winning streak this season). A win for Rivers Angels will not be news but a victory for the Galactica’s will surely make big news.
Dreamstar FC Ladies LLLWLLLL
Rivers Angels: DWDWWWWW