By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Confluence Queens made it two wins out of two games as the 2021/2022 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership reaches week two on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.
Mercy Omokwo scored the winning goal for Confluence Queens in the additional minutes of the first half to hand the Lokoja based side a 0-1 away win over Osun Babes.
The goal was Mercy Omokwo’s fourth in two games for Confluence Queens after bagging a hat-trick in the opening game of the season against Pelican Stars.
Newly promoted Naija Ratels FC had to come from two goals down to force Edo Queens to a 2-2 draw in Benin.
Edo Queens went ahead in the 30th minute as Ezekiel Motunrayo beat her goalkeeper Doris Ohia after she intended to clear a cross from Jumoke Alani.
Former Osun Babes forward, Yemisi Samuel doubled Edo Queen’s lead in the 47th minute.
Bankole Sofiat in the 82nd minute reduces the deficit for Naija Ratels with a beautiful strike.
Naija Ratels leveled the scoreline in the 89th minute from Olamide Adugbe’s long-range shot.
After a goalless draw with Delta Queens last week, defending Champions, Rivers Angels picked its first win of the season as Oghenebrume Ikehua scored the winning goal in the 15th minute against FC Robo Queens in Port Harcourt.
Delta Queens forced Bayelsa Queens to a 1-1 draw in Yenegoa.
Grace Henry had given Bayelsa Queens a 35th minute lead before Mercy Itimi’s 94th minute goal ensured that Delta Queens earned an away draw.
Goals from Dooshima Tarnum, Aweda Titilayo, and Ayatsea Hembafen lifted Nasarawa Amazons to a 0-3 away win over Pelican Stars while Abia Angels and Royal Queens settled for a barren draw.
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