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Edo Queens Coach, Mathew Wins NWFL Premiership Manager Of January

Nasarawa Amazons Attacking Midfielder, Tarnum Dooshima has waltzed off with the NWFL Premiership Player of the month of January.

The diminutive dazzler scooped the monthly prestigious Award on the back of a superlative month for the ‘Solid Babes’ having made a decisive impact on her team’s bid for the NWFL Premiership Super 6 Championship.

The former Adamawa Queens player has proven to be a key cog in Christopher Danjuma’s team and thus clearly deserves the accolades, with her team staying on top of the Group A Log after week 7.

Tarnum netted three goals in three matches played in January. A double against Adamawa Queens and an important away goal against Naija Ratels in Abuja.

Tarnum Dooshima outshone the other candidates Maryann Ezeanagu, Aweda Titilayo and Yemisi Samuel for the monthly awards.

In the Manager’s category, Edo Queens Head Coach, Wemimo Mathew got the awards, ahead of Nasarawa Amazon’s Christopher Danjuma, who won two games in three, Moses Aduku of Bayelsa Queens and Edwin Okon of Rivers Angels.

Wemimo Mathew deservedly won majority of the votes, following her team’s impressive exploits in January. The Falconets Coach led her team to three wins in three games.

The ‘Obaseki Ladies’ won Nasarawa Amazons 2-1 on Matchday 4, traveled far south on Matchday 5 to beat Pelican Stars 1-0 at the U.J Usuene Stadium, Calabar and rounded up January with a 4-0 defeat of Osun Babes FC at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin.

The awards will be presented to the Winners on Matchday 8 & 9 in Ilorin and Benin respectively.


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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