NWFL MD2: Rivers Angels secure emphatic win

NWFL MD2: Rivers Angels secure emphatic win

Matchday two of the NWFL Premiership saw Champions Rivers Angels bounce back from their opening day draw to claim an emphatic home win while Nasarawa Amazons recorded their second home loss in two games.

Rivers Angels made light work of Delta Queens defeating them 6-2 at the Uniport Sports Institute on Wednesday evening.

A brace from Oghenebrume Ikekua and an own goal set the champions on their way early in the first half before Dominance Odubanjo pulled one goal back for the visitors going into the break.

Odubanjo continued her scoring streak in the second half to make it 3-2 but Rivers Angels in their ruthless form extended the scoreline with three consecutive goals from Maryann Ezenagu,

Deborah Abiodun and Cecilia Nku to claim an emphatic 6-2 win.

Meanwhile in Lafia, Nasarawa Amazons recorded yet another home loss for the second matchday running, this time to Bayelsa Queens who came away with all three points.

Last season’s top scorer, Anjor Mary opened the scoring but Super Falcons star, Amarachi Okonkwo levelled things up for the home side before a late goal by Joy Bokiri in stoppage time sealed the win for the away team.

FC Robo returned to Lagos after their impressive opening day win in Lafia and it was Falconets’ star, Monday Gift who ran the show scoring the first hat trick of the season as her side won 3-1 to maintain their perfect start to the season.

Matchday Two Results:

Sunshine Queens 2 – 0 Confluence Queens 

Nasarawa Amazons 1 – 2 Bayelsa Queens

Rivers Angels 6 – 2 Delta Queens 

Dream Star Ladies 0 – 1 Edo Queens

FC Robo Queens 3 -1 Osun Babes

Royal Queens 1 – 0 Abia Angels

Pelican Stars 1 -1 Ibom Angels

 

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