By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
For a young club with young and energetic players, a dream of getting to the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Super 4 with a shot at the league title wouldn’t be a tall order for Premiership side, Dream Stars Ladies of Lagos. This is what the club’s midfielder, Oluwatosjn Ogundeko intends to achieve with Dream Stars Ladies come next season as football fans awaits the commencement of the 2019-2020 season CoronaVirus achieve with the team this season, but first will be to make it to super 4. I don’t see any group as easy or hard. I know Dream Stars will handle each challenge as it comes. For the league format, I also prefer the abridged league of 14 games,” She told kick442.com
Just like other league across the world, CoronaVirus pandemic have led to the postponement of major leagues which the NWFL Premiership is not an exception. Tosin Ogundeko shared her views on this and how she is coping during this period.
“I believe just like other pandemics in the past, this too will pass.
I support the league postponement. Football is best enjoyed in good health. The team is on break due to the current pandemic. I’ve been training personally. I’m mostly making use of some programs done during the team trainings.”
The women’s league in Nigeria now has new names and logo. Tosin asserted that this was a welcome development to show that the league is in the right direction.
“I’m happy about it. It just gave more insight into the vision of the Aisha Falode led league body.”She concluded.
Dream Stars will square up with Bayelsa Queens in their Match Day one fixture of the 2019-2020 season when the league eventually kick off at Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenegoa, Bayelsa State. Whether the game will be the genesis of a dream season for Dream Stars Ladies of Lagos is left to seen as 90 minutes will decide.
2020 Nigeria Women Premier League Draws.
Pelican Stars FC
Nasarawa Amazons FC
Sunshine Stars FC
Bayelsa Queens FC
Abia Angels FC
Confluence Queens FC
Dream Stars FC
Edo Queens FC
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