NWFL Premiership Super Six: Battle for Champions League ticket begins in Benin

By Esther Pushe on January 1, 1970

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The battle for Nigeria's single ticket to the 2022 CAF Women's Champions League begins Monday, May 16, with all the six top Premiership clubs geared up to clinch the single slot to represent Nigeria and also emerge the 2021/2022 league champions.
According to the format of the fixtures, the six teams will play in a round robin league with winners amassing the  highest points and goals for and against, to become the season's Champions.
In the first match of the Super Six, two times champions, Nasarawa Amazons of Lafia, will slug it out against newcomers, Naija Ratels FC of Abuja at the University of Benin, Ugbowo Campus Sports Complex at 10am, while the remaining two matches of the opener will hold at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, as Four times champions Bayelsa Queens take on seven times winners and league defending champions, Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt at 12 noon and Five times champions, Delta Queens slug it out against two times qualifiers, Edo Queens of Benin City also at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, at 4pm.
The results of these cracking openers will go a long way at setting the pace of the 2022 Super Six.
The chief coach of defending champions, Rivers Angels, Edwin Okon, said Sunday morning in Benin City that, his team is in ancient city to win the Women's Premiership title for the eighth time and go ahead to represent Nigeria for the second time at the CAF Women Champions League.
Rivers Angels' won last year's league title at the Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu-Ode.
All the clubs coaches are all aiming to win the title, as Delta Queens' Dan Evumena, Naija Ratels' Oloowokere, Bayelsa Queens' Moses Aduku, Nasarawa Amazons' Theophilus Danjuma, and Edo Queens' Wemimo Matthew, are all poised to do their states and club proud by winning the title.
The pre-match meetings for Monday's matches  were held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, as the clubs were taken through  the new rules of the game.
The chairperson of the NWFL, Aisha Falode, noted Sunday afternoon that, the best women football Referees in the country have been carefully selected to officiate all the matches of the Super Six, so as to get great results.
Each of the Super six teams will observe a bye in three days 17th to 19th May, as two matches will be played on 17th May at the University of Benin, two games on 18th May at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium and two other games on 19th May at the University of Benin, Ugbowo Campus. While Match Day Five on 20th May would see the return of three matches schedule in the Super Six at the University of Benin, Ugbowo Campus and the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.
May 21st, will be the only Full Rest Day for all the teams in the Super Six, and resume for the final league matches on May 22nd  at different venues yet to be decided by the NWFL Secretariat, as the three games must be played simultaneously to avoid any form of manipulations by any of the teams.
The First Vice president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, arrived in Benin City on Saturday, ahead of the NWFL Premiership Super Six kick off on Monday.

Source Daily Sports Nigeria

Posted May 17, 2022


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