Edo State Sports Commission Permanent Secretary, Mrs Sabina Amiemenoghena Chikere has assured that Edo State will host the best NWFL Premiership Super 6 ever. A Sports Administrator per excellence, Mrs Chikere understands the core value of hosting a tournament like the Super 6, which is seen as the biggest Women Football League domestic tournament in Nigeria and perhaps the whole of Africa.
Edo State over the years, has rebuilt it’s image as a major force when it comes to Sporting events in the country, the potential of a sport-changing legacy is clearly evident in Edo, a State which boasts of one of the best Sports Infrastructure in the land.
The Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium is regarded as one of the finest Sporting edifice in the whole of Africa and has hosted some of the biggest Nigeria Sporting events, which included the 20th National Sports Festival, FIFA U-20, U-17 Women World Cup Qualifiers, The Nigeria Federation Cup (AITEO) Finals (Men & Women) and many more.
Benin, the host city for the NWFL Premiership Super 6, isn’t only a luxurious destination, but also one of the easily accessible state in the country, especially for most of the teams (Rivers Angels, Delta Queens, Nasarawa Amazons, Naija Ratels, Bayelsa Queens and Edo Queens) participating for this competition. It is a perfect city when it comes to hospitality and culture.
“We are glad to be hosting the NWFL Premiership Super 6 for the second time in five years. Edo has always been a Sports friendly environment and we are proud of what has been achieved so far.
“”The continuous growth of Sports in Edo State under the Government of Godwin Obaseki and Phillip Shuaib is well evident and we shall continue to develop Sports in the state, because we see it as a way to help the youth achieve their dreams.
“We are resourceful, hospitable and dynamic people, who always wants to make visitors comfortable. The hosting of the NWFL Premiership Super 6 is a significant milestone to our aims, as we continue to make progress towards more opportunities to demonstrate our operational values when it comes to sporting events, as we are always ready to deliver the best when it comes to that.