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NWFL Super Six Round-up: Bayelsa Queens, Rivers Angels Bag First Win

by Silverbird News24

The 2023/2024 NWFL Premiership Super Six continued with thrilling action on Matchday 2, with Bayelsa Queens and Rivers Angels both securing their first victories of the tournament, boosting their chances in the race for the domestic title this season on Monday.

Meanwhile, Confluence Queens bounced back from their Saturday opening-day humiliation at the hands of Edo Queens to claim a crucial win, adding more excitement to the competition.

Hosts of the 2024 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership Super Six, Bayelsa Queens, recorded their first win of the tournament with a narrow 1-0 victory over Nasarawa Amazons at the Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on Monday.

This victory lifted Bayelsa Queens to four points from two games, positioning them well in the title race. They will next face Confluence Queens on Wednesday, while Nasarawa Amazons will aim for their first win against Rivers Angels.

Rivers Angels also claimed their first win of the playoff tournament with a 2-1 victory over Edo Queens in a South-South derby where all three goals were scored in the first half at the same venue.

This triumph moved them level on four points with Bayelsa Queens at the top of the log. Rivers Angels will next face Nasarawa Amazons, while Edo Queens aim to return to winning ways against winless Heartland Queens.

Confluence Queens returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over debutants Heartland Queens, bouncing back from their 5-1 defeat to Edo Queens in the tournament opener.

This result saw Confluence Queens climb up the standings to fourth with three points and renew their hopes for the first-ever title.

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