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Bayelsa Queens Beat Defending Champions Rivers Angels In NWFL Premiership Super 6 Opener

Monday Gift’s Late Goal Hand Bayelsa Queens 2-1 Win Over Rivers Angels In NWFL Premiership Super 6 Opener.

A late goal from Bayelsa Queens forward Monday Gift ensured that the ‘Prosperity’ girls got all three points against perennial rivals and defending Champions Rivers Angels in the opening match of the 2022 NWFL Premiership Super 6.

Rivers Angels had the better possession in the early stages of the first half, but failed to take their chances and were however punished in the 33rd minute through influential midfielder Bokiri Joy.

The Bayelsa Queens Legend netted, after a group of Rivers Angels defenders allowed a loose ball to go past them inside their penalty area.

Rivers Angels left full back Rafiat Imran leveled in the 76th minute through a well placed free-kick, from about 40 yards.

The defending Champions continued to threaten upfront with Maryann Ezeanagu, Chiamaka Okwuchuku and Brume Ikhekua, but couldn’t go past Bayelsa Queens Cameroonian goalkeeper Ange Gabrielle.

At the tick of time, Loanee, Gift Monday took advantage of a counter attack to beat Rivers Angels Ghanaian Goalkeeper Adjei Charlotte to give her team a hard fought victory.

Rivers Angels will face Delta Queens tomorrow by 4pm tomorrow at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin.

Rivers Angels XI Vs Bayelsa Queens.

Charlotte Adjei| Polinus Ifeoma| Rofiat Imran| Edward Odorewhu| Tosin Demehin| Omboudou Brigitte| Deborah Kehinde| Oluwatosin Ogundeko| Chiamaka Okwuchuku| Deborah Abiodun| Maryann Ezeanagu

๐—•๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜€๐—ฎ ๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜€ XI Vs Rivers Angels.

Bawu Ange Gabrielle (C)| Glory Edet| Miracle Joseph| Favour Emmanuel| Igwe Uzoamaka| Alake Kasali| Kafayat Bashiru| Gift Monday| Edidiong Etim| Touta Evanick| Joy Bokiri.

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Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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