Rivers, Delta Do Battle For Women League Title In Super 6 Final

Published: November 26, 2012
Rivers, Delta Do Battle For Women League Title In Super 6 FinalDelta Queens and Rivers Angels have booked a place in the finals of theon-going Women League Super Six Play-Off slated for Tuesday, November 27th at the Old Parade Ground, Area 10 Abuja, to know who would be crowned the Nigerian Women League’s Champion for 2012 seasons.

The two teams posted a sterling performance in the group stage by winning all the matches in the tournament to set a repeat fixture of last year’s final.

Kogi Confluence has also qualified for the third place match after defeating the star studded Bayelsa Queens by 3-2 in second group match played yesterday at FCT Football pitch, Area 3 where all the preliminaries games are played, while winner of Sunshine Queens of Ondo and Nazarawa Amazon match that still on-going as at the time filling this report would be the second
third-place finalists.

Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide is expected to draw curtain on the 5-day Tourney while other dignitaries which include all members of the board of Nigeria Football Federations (NFF) led by its President Alhaji Aminu Maigari would also witness the most glamorous event of our women soccer.

Chairman of Nigerian Women League Board Chief (Mrs.) Dili Onyedinma expressed her satisfaction over the conduct of the girls and their officials so far during the play-off while reacting to newsmen, saying adequate security arrangement have been put in-place at Old Parade Ground, the venue of the finals to have an itch-free event.

Onyedinma stated that poor financing is about the factor militating against the growth of women football and league in Nigeria calling on corporate bodies to help the league just as they do for NPL.

She however, commended efforts of some State’s Governors over their support towards Women football while appealing to others who have clubs participating in the National Women’s League to support them even if they were owned by private individuals.

“You can see the high soccer standard displayed by the girls in this tourney, and that is to show that if Women League can get all the support and accolades like their men’s counterparts are getting, I’m sure everyone would have been looking forward to watch Women League every weekend just as they follow NPL”, Onyedinma noted.

Akanbi Agiri

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