NWFL Premiership Week 8 Preview: Rivers Angels And Edo Queens Look to Keep Pace With Bayelsa Queens.

It promises to be another exciting week of football actions across seven centres as week 8 of the 2021 NWFL Premiership takes centre stage on Wednesday.

Top on the bill will be the Lagos derby between FC Robo Queens and DreamStar FC Ladies.

Another derby, which is known as the ‘Bendel’ derby is the clash between Edo Queens and Delta Queens which promises to be highly pulsating.

Here is the Week 8 Preview of the NWFL Premiership.

FC Robo QueensπŸ†š
Dream Stars Ladies FC (Legacy Pitch, National Stadium Lagos)

After surviving the scare on their way to Delta State, FC Robo Queens will hope to recover from last week’s 1-0 defeat to Delta Queens.

The host are form favorite for this clash with four wins this season above one win for relegation-threatened DreamStar FC Ladies.

Form Guide:
FC Robo Queens:WWLWLWL
Dreamstar Ladies FC:LLLWLLL

Rivers Angels FCπŸ†š
Royal Queens FC
(Uniport Stadium Port Harcourt)

The defending Champions, Rivers Angels boast of four straight wins and are the only Club yet to taste defeat this season after seven games.

They will be poised to continue their winning streak and unbeaten run when they host Royal Queens.

Royal Queens, basking in the euphoria of their 2-0 win over DreamStar FC last week will attempt to pick a point in Port Harcourt.

Form Guide:
Rivers Angels:DWDWWWW
Royal Queens FC:LWLWDLW

Sunshine Queens FCπŸ†šPelican Stars FC
(Akure Township Stadium)

With Super Falcons Assistant Coach, Wemimo Mathew expected to return to the sideline after the Turkish Women’s Cup triumph, Sunshine Queens will aim to return to winning ways after last week’s last gasp defeat to Osun Babes.

Pelican Stars will be optimistic that Chinwendu Ufomba’s goal will help them weather the storm of the Betty Babes in Akure.

The visitors have improved after picking their first win of the campaign against DreamStar FC Ladies and narrowly lost to Rivers Angels 1-2 last week.

Form Guide:
Sunshine Queens:LWLDWWL
Pelican Stars:LDLLDWL

Nasarawa Amazons FCπŸ†š Osun Babes FC
(Lafia City Stadium, Lafia)

After losing their first three league games, Nasarawa Amazons have bounced back with two straight wins from their last two games thanks to Ejalonibu Adejoke’s heroics.

Osun Babes, after defeating Sunshine Queens last week will try to pick their second away win after their 0-1 win over Ibom Angels in Uyo on matchday one.

The Omoluabi Queens are yet to draw any of their league games this season.

Form Guide:
Nasarawa Amazons:LLLWLWW
Osun Babes:WLWLWLW

Bayelsa Queens FC πŸ†šIbom Angels FC
(Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri)

League leaders, Bayelsa Queens walk a tight rope as they currently have a one-point lead with Rivers Angels ferociously chasing them.

After their first defeat of the season to Delta Queens, Bayelsa Queens bounced back with two wins in their last two games. Moses Aduku tutored side will have to compound the woes of Ibom Angels after the visitor’s poor form which ensured that they drop to the relegation zone last week coupled with the suspension of Coach Morufu Adeyemo.

Bayelsa Queens will be playing on a new home grounds, after they were banished away from the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa by the league body, following fans interference.

Form Guide:
Bayelsa Queens:WWWWLWW
Ibom Angels:LDWLLLL

Confluence Queens FC πŸ†šAbia Angels FC (Confluence Stadium Lokoja)

Confluence Queens welcome struggling Abia Angels hoping to inflict another defeat on the Umuahia based side.

The visitors are yet to pick any point away, losing their last four games.

Form Guide:
Confluence Queens:DLWLWDL
Abia Angels:WLWLLLL

Delta Queens FCπŸ†š Edo Queens FC
(Agbor Township Stadium, Delta State)

Delta Queens’ perfect home record will be tested against Edo Queens.
The host inflicted the only defeat on the league leaders, Bayelsa Queens, and will aim to inflict another defeat on title contender in Edo Queens.

Form Guide:
Delta Queens:WLWLWDW
Edo Queens:WWDDWLW

NWFL Premiership Week 4 Preview: Team News, Analysis, Stats And Players To Watch


NWFL Premiership returns to action this wednesday following the Christmas break with several sides hoping the fortnight’s inactivity could change their fortunes, while others will be hoping the few days off would have done nothing to interrupt their form.

Seven Matches will be played across seven centres on Wednesday.

Leaders Bayelsa Queens will be at home to Confluence Queens, while Nasarawa Amazons faces Delta Queens in a must win encounter, Sunshine Queens welcomes second placed Edo Queens to Akure, Abia Angels travels to Porthacourt to face defending Champions Rivers Angels.

In Warri, Royal Queens will be hoping to record their second victory at home this season, DreamStar Ladies have another tough test in Ibom Angels at the Agege Township Stadium, while Pelican Stars of Calabar will battle FC Robo Queens in Lagos.

The action is incessant and persistent. Here is a short preview of the 2021 NWFL Premiership week 4 from www.thenwfl.com.

Rivers Angels πŸ†š Abia Angels (Adokiye Anesiemaka Stadium)

Rivers Angels have recorded two away draws in their last three matches and will welcome Abia Angels on Wednesday.

Abia Angels have won two games, losing only narrowly to Royal Queens in Warri two weeks ago.

Rivers Angels Manager Edwin Okon knows how important it is to get their second victory at home as they target qualification for the Champions League.

Maryann Ezeanagu, Vivian Ikechukwu, Brume Ikhekua and Damilola Koku, Christopher Precious are all available for selection upfront.

Nasarawa Amazons πŸ†š Delta Queens. (Lafia City Stadium)

A must win game for Nasarawa Amazons, having lost their first three games in December.

Christopher Danjuma is expectant same as the teeming fans of the ‘Solid Babes’ as they have a date to keep with Delta Queens on Wednesday evening.

One goal in three matches compared to Delta Queens seven goals in three, shows that Nasarawa Amazons have alot of work to do against the ‘Okowa Ladies’ at the Lafia City Stadium.

Experienced Kafayat Ajani is back to the squad after some time out, Adejoke Ejalonibu, Amarachi Okoronkwo, Dooshima Tarnum and others are all available for this encounter.

Bayelsa Queens πŸ†š Confluence Queens (Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa)

Will Bayelsa Queens make it four wins in four games after Wednesday’s encounter with Confluence Queens? That is the question in every lips of the NWFL Premiership followers.

Confluence Queens under Whyte Ogbonda are seen as a team that can spring out surprises when least expected. Moses Aduku and his girls are confident and are raring to go into the game o Wednesday. In-form Anjor Mary, Joy Jerry, Ruben Charity will be looking at extending their unbeaten run in the league.

DreamStar Ladies πŸ†š Ibom Angels. (Agege Township Stadium)

Heading into Wednesday game, Coach Anya Ugochi must be thinking about getting her first victory of the season as she faces Ibom Angels on Wednesday at the Agege Township Stadium.

Both teams didn’t start the season on a good note and Moruf Adeyemo must be aiming at getting a positive result against the ‘Galaticas’.

Ayatsea Hembafen, Anuoluwapo Salisu, Juliet Iroele and others will have to work hard to win against the very determined ‘Orange Ladies’.

Royal Queens πŸ†š Osun Babes (Warri Township Stadium)

Coach Yinka Adunola has spoken of the importance of keeping the momentum generated against Pelican Stars ahead of the tie in Warri against Royal Queens.

Royal Queens are a very difficult team to beat and Coach Paul Mene will be in the dugout without his faifhful assistant Ifunanya Patricia who controversially resigned from her position some days ago.

Both sides play free-flow attacking football and create alot of chances on the flanks. Yemisi Samuel, Habibat Agbaji, Sarah Iloduba and others will be hoping for a great result in Delta, while Bukola Oni, Chioma Olise, Chika Idika, Rosemary Adesina will all want a comprehensive victory against the Omoluabi Queens.

“Coach Yinka Adunola has spoken of the importance of keeping the momentum generated against Pelican Stars ahead of the tie in Warri against Royal Queens”

Sunshine Queens πŸ†š Edo Queens (Ondo State Sports Complex, Akure)

A big test for Rollandson Odeh and his players. Sunshine Queens hardly lose at home and thus have a good team and an experienced Manager in Wemimo Matthew.

Odeh leads his players to their second away game this season and it’s against a side well known for their superb style of play.

Elizabeth Zirike and Sandra Chichi will be going back to Akure, where the fans still cherish them, having dorned the Orange jersey of Sunshine Queens in the past.

Patricia Innocent, Seun Fakunle, Goodness Ihuoma and others will be seeking for nothing but victory when the battle gets off on Wednesday.

FC Robo Queens πŸ†š Pelican Stars (Legacy Football Pitch, National Stadium, Surulere)

Osahon Emmanuel is a manager who has a great connection with his players on the pitch of play. The charismatic coach will be playing against a Pelican Stars team who lost 3-0 to Osun Babes in December.

Charismatic captain Gift Monday scored a hat-trick in their last home game against Osun Babes, the December player of the month will be hoping to increase her goal tally on Wednesday.

Pelican Stars have some experienced players in their Squad, Chinenye Okafor, Gladys Abasi, Hannah Amos, Love Okon and a host of others will be optimistic in picking a positive result in Lagos.