NWFL Premiership MD 9: Bayelsa Queens complete double over Rivers Angels

Published on: 16 February 2023

Reigning champions, Bayelsa Queens did the double over rivals, Rivers Angels on Wednesday in the Nigeria Women's Football League, NWFL Premiership match day 9 clash at the University of Porthacourt Sport Complex, Nigeriasoccernet.com reports.

The Prosperity Girls defeated the 2021 champions for the second time this season after coming from a goal down to win two goals to one and close the gap on group A leaders, Delta Queens who do not play until next week.

Flourish Sabastine opened score as early as the eleventh minute to put the host in the lead, but Adaobi Okah header level matters for the hosts at the dead of half time.

In the second half minute Etim Edidiong who assisted the visitors opener recoverd the lead with 13 minutes left to play.

The away team held on eventually to win the game at the end of the final whistle.

Uche Dozie