By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Confluence Queens had to rely on Ibinabo Georgewill’s close-range header in the second half to avoid defeat against Edo Queens at the Confluence Stadium in its Matchday three of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership game on Wednesday.
Ogbonna Akudo had given Edo Queens the lead in the first half from the penalty spot before the former Rivers Angels forward equalised for the host but the result ended Confluence Queens perfect start to the season after winning its first two games of the season.
After clinching the 2021 Winners Golden Bet (WGB) Lagos State FA Cup title a day earlier, FC Robo Queens pipped 2021 Aiteo Cup Champions, Bayelsa Queens 1-0 in Lagos with Shukurat Oladipo scoring the winning goal.
Defending Champions, Rivers Angels out four un-replied goals past Royal Queens in Warri with Chiamaka Okwuchukwu (brace), Deborah Abiodun, and Maryann Ezenagu finding the back of the net.
Newly promoted side, Naija Ratels FC and Adamawa Queens trade tackles in Abuja with the former earning a 5-2 win over the visitors.
Olamide Adugbe (brace), Motunrayo Ezekiel (brace), and Adesina Tumininu scored for Naija Ratels while Ijeoma Obi and Emmanuel Mbosowo converted for Adamawa Queens.
Peace Abbey scored the winning goal as Delta Queens edged Sunshine Queens 1-0.
Goals from Kalu Chinyere, Dooshima Tarnum, and Sunday Abigail propeled Nasarawa to a 4-0 triumph over Osun Babes.
NWFL Premiership 2022 | Week Three| RESULTS
📍FT| Delta Queens 1 Sunshine Queens 0 |
📍FT |Naija Ratels 5 Adamawa Queens 2 |
📍FT |Confluence Queens 1 Edo Queens 1 |
📍FT| Royal Queens 0 Rivers Angels 4|
📍FT| Nasarawa Amazons 4 Osun Babes 0|
📍FT| FC Robo Queens 1 Bayelsa Queens 0|
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