The 2020/21 NWFL Premiership returned on Wednesday evening as Lagos-based FC Robo Queens and Osun Babes both secured vital away wins.
The opening match of the new season took place between Nasarawa Amazons and Robo Queens at the Lafia Township Stadium, with dignitaries in attendance treated to top quality football which saw the away side come away with all three points.
It was Rukayat Shobowale who put the visitors in the lead in the 32nd minute as Nasarawa Amazons failed to find a response to salvage something from the game. Robo on the other hand tried to consolidate on their lead with several other chances created but eventually settled for a 0-1 win away from home.
Similarly in Akwa Ibom, Ibom Angels lost to Osun Babes courtesy of a 58th minute strike from Yemisi Samuel.
Delta Queens and Edo Queens on the other hand were the biggest winners on the day with a 4-1 win over DreamStar FC and Royal Queens respectively.
It was a completely dominant performance from the home teams before the visitors eventually grabbed a consolation for their troubles.
Meanwhile in Lokoja, defending champions, Rivers Angels picked up a crucial away point after initially falling behind less than 10 minutes into the game.
Full Match Day 1 results:
Confluence Queens 1-1 Rivers Angels
Abia Angels 2-0 Pelican Stars
Ibom Angels 0-1 Osun Babes
Delta Queens 4-1 DreamStar FC
Nasarawa Amazons 0-1 FC Robo Queens
Bayelsa Queens 2-1 Sunshine Queens
Edo Queens FC 4-1 Royal Queens FC