By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
2021 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership leaders, Bayelsa Queens alongside Rivers Angels, and Nasarawa Amazons picked away win in week six fixtures on Wednesday.
Adejoke Ejalonibu scored her second goal of the season in the 82nd minute to hand Christopher Danjuma’s tutored side an away win over Ibom Angels at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.
League leaders, Bayelsa Queens got an away win in Umuahia.
Vincent Precious opened the goals for the visitors in the 40th minute before Messoma Ibeh equalised for Abia Angels in the 56th minute.
Charity Reuben scored from the penalty spot in the 89th minute to help Bayelsa Queens to an away win.
Defending Champions, Rivers Angels defeated relegation-threatened Pelican Stars 1-2 in Calabar.
Cynthia Aku scored the opening goal for Rivers Angels before Brume Ikehua doubled the lead for the visitors.
Chinwendu Ufomba’s goal for Pelican Stars was a mere consolation as the host suffered another defeat after their first win of the season last week.
Goals from Chika Idika and Rosemary Adesina propelled Royal Queens FC of Warri to a 2-0 win over struggling DreamStar FC Ladies of Lagos.
Osun Babes had to wait till the 92nd minute to score from the penalty spot courtesy of Kafayat Bashiru to earn a 1-0 win over Sunshine Queens in Osogbo.
After surviving an armed robbery scare on their way to Agbor, FC Robo Queens suffered a slim 1-0 away defeat in the hands of Delta Queens. Tejiri Edward scored a penalty in the 72nd minute as the host maintained their good home run.
Temilope Owoeye’s first goal of the season helped Edo Queens to a 1-0 win over Confluence Queens.
Bayelsa Queens still maintained a one-point lead over Rivers Angels at the top of the league table after six weeks of action.
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