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NWFL Super 6: Ikekhua thrilled After Bagging A Brace Against Edo Queens

Oluchi tobex Tobe-Chukwu.

Rivers Angels forward Oghenebrume Ikhekua grabbed a brace in the ‘Jewels Of Rivers’ 4-0 victory over Edo Queens at the Otunba Dipo Dina Stadium, Ijebu-ode on friday.

Vivian Ikechuchwu had earlier scored in the 10th minute and newcomer, Alice Ogebe scored a beauty in the 31st minute, before Ikhekua’s brace in the 44th and 87th minute.

The young player moved from Delta Queens to Rivers Angels in 2019 and had scored 4 goals in the ongoing NWFL Premiership Super 6, including another brace against Bayelsa Queens on match-day 3.

The young protege is already starting to demonstrate the kind of potential that is expected of her at Rivers Angels and she told how delighted she is with the victory on Friday.

“I am very delighted that my goals could help the team win convincingly.

“We all worked hard as a team and achieved this result together, it wasn’t an easy task, but we deserved to win and win well.” She told

Despite her young age, the striker demonstrates an experience and appreciation beyond her age, as she realizes the importance of team mentality.

“Without my teammates, I cannot score goals. The fact remain that they are all happy for me and that’s the spirit we have here in Rivers Angels.” She concluded.

Rivers Angels will face Sunshine Queens in their last game of the Super 6. A win for them will see them become Champions once again.


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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