Rivers Angels tharsh Delta Queens 6-2 at the University of Port Harcourt Sports Institute in matchday 2 of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL).
Defending Champions, Rivers Angels who have produced great players, like Asisat Oshoala who plays for Spanish side FC Barcelona Femení in the Primera División, Francisca Ordega who plays for Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Women’s Super League, Ebere Orji who plays for Linköpings in the Swedish Damallsvenskan etc.
The Port Harcourt side started the match greatly displaying stuff of champions against the visiting team, Oghenebrume Ikekua scored in the 18th minutes to give her team the lead, she added another one two minutes later to complete her brace.
Michael Angel put the ball in her own net in the 22nd minutes to make it 3-0 for Rivers Angels, Six minutes later Dominance Odubanjo pulls one back for Delta Queens to end the first-half 3-1.
Just three minutes into the second half Odubajo scored another goal for Delta Queens to change the scoreline to 3-2 and it was looking like the five times NWFL champions are back into the game but Rivers Angels shows superiority again as defending champions.
Maryann Ezenagu, Deborah Abiodun, and Cecilia Nku all scores in the 50th, 63rd, and 68th minutes respectively to end the game on a 6-2 winning note for Rivers Angels.
In Lagos Monday Gift scored the first hat-trick of the season as FC Robo Queens beat Osun Babes 3-1. Agbaji Abibat scored the lone goal.
After the match Darlington Nwosu interviewed
Gift and she said “We kept working hard as the game passes, as this game passes we just keep going back to the drawing board and correcting every of our mistakes in each past matches. I think we are working just improving in every match”
Edo Queens FC maintain their perfect start in the league, they defeated Dream Stars 0-1 at the Soccer Temple, Agege Stadium, Lagos courtesy of Juliet Emeroele’s own goal.
FC Robo Queens 3-1 Osun Babes FC
Pelican Stars FC 1-1 Ibom Angels FC
Royal Queens 1-0 Abia Angels FC
Dreams Stars 0-1 Edo Queens FC
Rivers Angels 6-2 Delta Queens
Sunshine Queens FC 2-0 Confluence Queens
Nasarawa Amazons 1-2 Bayelsa Queens