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NWFL SUPER 6 : FC Robo stamps her seriousness for the league crown, slams Edo queens 4-1

FC Robo Queens continue their fairy tale run at the ongoing Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership Super Six holding at Otunba Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, with a resounding 4-1 win over Edo Queens.

After playing out a 1-1 draw with Rivers Angels and shocking Bayelsa Queens with a 2-0 win, FC Robo Queens’ captain, Monday Gift gave the Lagos based side the lead in the 38th minute as she out-jumped Edo Queens goalkeeper, Christy Ohiaeriaku. The goal was Monday Gift’s third goal of the Super Six.

Esther Onyenezide doubled their lead in the 47th minute as she curled in though a free kick.

Lawal Taiwo made it three for FC Robo Queens in the 59th minute before Oke Maria took the game out of Edo Queens’ reach with their fourth goal of the game.

Jumoke Alani pulled a goal back for Edo Queens from a distance in the 62nd minute.

FC Robo Queens with seven points occupied the first position and is in pole position to win the league and qualify for the Total CAF Women’s Champions League ahead of the final game of Thursday between Delta Queens and Sunshine Queens.

Edo Queens on the other hand are without a point from three games.


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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