By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
The race for the league title hots up with Bayelsa Queens and Rivers Angels dropping points away.
Bayelsa Queens still maintained their one-point lead at the top of the 2021 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership table ahead of Rivers Angels.
We take a look at the major statistics from week nine.
1- Abia Angels 0-0 draw with Delta Queens was their first draw of the season.
1- Osun Babes’ 1-1 draw with Bayelsa Queens was their first draw of the season.
1- Bayelsa Queens’ 1-1 draw with Osun Babes was also their first draw of the season.
1- Nasarawa Amazons’ 1-1 draw with Pelican Stars was their first draw of the season.
1- DreamStar FC Ladies’ 1-1 draw with Rivers Angels was their first draw of the season.
1- Confluence Queens 0-1 win over Ibom Angels was the only away win of week nine.
2- Chinyere Igboamalu’s goal for Nasarawa Amazons vs Pelican Stars was her second goal of the season.
2- Delta Queens’ 0-0 draw with Abia Angels was their second draw of the season.
2- Week nine produced two home wins.
3- Esther Onyenezide’s goal for FC Robo Queens vs Edo Queens was her third goal of the season.
3- Deborah Abiodun’s long-range strike for Rivers Angels vs DreamStar FC Ladies was her third goal of the season.
3- Pelican Stars 1-1 draw with Nasarawa Amazons was their third draw of the season.
3- Rivers Angels’ 1-1 draw with DreamStar FC Ladies was their third draw of the season.
4- Ogechi Ukwuoma’s goal for Pelican Stars vs Nasarawa Amazons was her fourth goal of the season.
4- Royal Queens 1-0 win over Sunshine Queens was their fourth win of the season.
4- Sunshine Queens’ 1-0 defeat to Royal Queens FC was their fourth defeat of the season.
4- FC Robo Queens 2-1 loss to Edo Queens was their fourth defeat of the season.
4- Week Nine produced four draws at Umuahia, Osogbo, Calabar, and Lagos.
5- Edo Queens’ 2-1 win over FC Robo Queens was their fifth win of the season.
6- Charity Reuben’s goal for Bayelsa Queens vs Osun Babes was her sixth goal of the season. She is the current leading goal scorer in the league, a goal ahead of FC Robo Queens’ Monday Gift.
6- six players scored their first goal of the season for their clubs. Aweda Titilayo (Confluence Queens), Grace Marcus (Osun Babes), Kehinde Aganmuyi (Royal Queens FC), Maryann Ohadiwe (Edo Queens), Glory Osaghae (Edo Queens), and Kalu Favour (DreamStar FC Ladies) all scored their first goal of the season.
7- Ibom Angels 0-1 defeat to Confluence Queens was their seventh defeat of the season.
9- Rivers Angels remained the only Club without defeat after nine games.
11- week nine produced eleven goals.
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