5 Takeaways from NWFL Super Six Matchday Two


Jewels of Rivers cruised to victory over the previously dominant Edo Queens side, securing a hard-fought 2-1 win and a prize of two million naira.

The second round of the ongoing Nigerian Women's Super 6 Football League in Bayelsa witnessed many dramatic events.

Jewels of Rivers cruised to victory over previously dominant Edo Queens, securing a hard-fought 2-1 win and a 2 million naira prize.

Here are five takeaways from the second round of NWFL Super Six action:


Confluence Queens will face opposition Bayelsa Queens in the third round of the NWFL Super 6 Championship.


Bayelsa Queens are back in the title race

A narrow 1-0 win over Nasarawa Amazons reignited Bayelsa Queens' title hopes as they are now level on four points with Rivers Angels at the top of the table.

Omini stressed the need for greater flexibility, suggesting Bayelsa Queens are looking to build on their first win.

NWFL Super 6: Rivers Angels player Adugbe Olamide celebrates team effort after Edo Queens win

Jewels of Rivers cruised to victory over previously dominant Edo Queens, securing a hard-fought 2-1 win and a 2 million naira prize.


Queens Queens rise from the ashes

Starting off their opening day defeat, Confluence Queens bounced back with a convincing 2-0 win over newcomer Heartland Queens.

The return of goalkeeper Echefu from national team duty provided a major defensive boost, while Meret Ofor and Feranmi Oduntade combined to score crucial goals to help Confluence Queens to fourth place and keep their title dreams alive.


Substitute Mercy Omoko's long ball found fellow substitute Angor Mari in the 90th minute, who converted the chance to grab the three points.


Missed opportunities haunt Heartland Queens

Despite a strong first half performance against Confluence Queens, Heartland Queens' inability to convert their chances proved costly.

Captain Opara Chimebere expressed her disappointment after the 2-0 defeat, highlighting their lack of attacking ability in the final third.

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The return of goalkeeper Sylvia Echevo from national team duty has proven to be a big boost for Confluence Queens.


With no points after two matches, Heartland Queens face a tough battle in the remaining matches.

Edo Queens stumbled early

Edo Queens, who were considered favorites after thumping Confluence Queens in the opening round, suffered a setback with a 2-1 defeat to Rivers Angels. While Emem Essien pulled one back for Edo Queens, they were unable to overcome the Rivers Angels.

The loss puts pressure on Edo Queens to come back against the winless Heartland Queens.

NWFL: Goalkeeper Omini says Bayelsa Queens need more flexibility

Omini made the remarks after narrowly defeating Nasarawa Amazons in their second match, after drawing their first match against Rivers Angels.


Teamwork takes center stage

Rivers Angels' Olamide Adogbe and Bayelsa goalkeeper Queens Omini stressed the importance of teamwork in their comments after the match.

NWFL: Goalkeeper Omini says Bayelsa Queens need more flexibility

Omini made the remarks after narrowly defeating Nasarawa Amazons in their second match, after drawing their first match against Rivers Angels.


Olamide praised the team effort of her teammates in the win over Edo Queens, while Omini stressed the need to improve the resilience of Bayelsa Queens.

This highlights the increased focus on team cohesion as competition intensifies.



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