By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Bayelsa Queens on Wednesday extended their lead at the top of the 2021 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership to five points after their 1-3 away win over Royal Queens FC in the week eleven tie.
Anjor Mary gave the visitors the lead in the 25th minute.
Charity Reuben doubled their lead in the 47th minute before Zainab Olapade made it 3-0 in the 67th minute.
Royal Queens pulled a goal back in the 77th-minute courtesy of Okechukwu Chiamaka.
The result ensured that Royal Queens FC’s perfect home result come to a halt as Bayelsa Queens extended their lead to five points ahead of Delta Queens after their 0-1 away win over Osun Babes.
Delta Queens picked their first away win of the season after defeating Osun Babes 0-1 in Osogbo to leapfrog Rivers Angels and Edo Queens to the second position on the league table.
Folorunso Comfort scored the all-important goal for Delta Queens.
Rivers Angels on the other hand were forced to a barren draw by Sunshine Queens in Port Harcourt.
After their first defeat of the season, last week to FC Robo Queens, Rivers Angels could not return to winning ways this week.
The game was characterized by a missed penalty by Rivers Angels’ Paulinus.
Sunshine Queens goalkeeper, Elizabeth Johnson saved Paulinus’ penalty in the 69th minute to help her side to a goalless draw with the defending Champions.
Ibom Angels earned their second win of the season after a 1-0 win over Edo Queens in Uyo.
Precious Edewor scored the winning goal for Ibom Angels from the penalty spot in the tenth minute of play.
Pelican Stars defeated Confluence Queens 1-0 courtesy of a penalty from Ogechi Ukwuoma.
Nasarawa Amazons and DreamStar FC Ladies in Lagos played out a goalless draw.
Abia Angels and FC Robo Queens’ clash ended in a 1-1 draw. Cameroon’s Maxi Bisong scored for Abia Angels while the league leading goal-scorer, Monday Gift scored her eighth goal of the season for FC Robo Queens.
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