NWPL Week 3: Rivers Angels, Confluence Queens, Adamawa Queens maintain solid form

The Nigeria Women Premier League matchday three was a bumper midweek that produced sensational ties in all the seven centres

The Nigeria Women Premier League matchday three was a bumper midweek that produced sensational ties in all the seven centres.
Reigning league champions, Rivers Angels, got a 3-0 home win over FC Robo Queens at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Jos, Plateau State.
A brace from Cynthia Aku and Chinaza Uchendu’s well taken spot kick proved to be enough to push the Jewel of Rivers to the top of the Group A log, with four points from two games.
Tessy Biawho got two goals as Bayelsa Queens pummeled Abia Angels 4-0 at the Nembe City Stadium.
The other goals were netted by Adeboyejo Yetunde and Joy Bokiri.
Heartland Queens capped a 3-1 home win against Sunshine Queens to bring some happiness to their fold.
Eunice Ajuwa, Oluchi Onah and Maduerosi Chinenye grabbed the goals, with Ijeoma Obi scoring what became the consolation for the Owena Mermaids.
Confluence Queens continued their impressive start to the season courtesy of a 3-0 dismissal of Osun Babes in Lokoja.
Tobi Olanrewaju, Oyateleme Tina and Paulinus Ifeoma were on target for the New Direction Queens, who are second in the Group B table with seven points from a possible nine.
An impressive Nasarawa Amazons team humbled Edo Queens 2-0 at the Lafia City Stadium.
A goal in each half from Anam Imo and Chinyere Igboamalu gave the homers the win as they climbed to third on the log with six points.
Edo Queens are seventh with two points.
Delta Queens fought back from a goal down to extinguish Saadatu Amazon 2-1 at the Kwale Township Stadium.
Charity Orlu silenced Delta Queens supporters with an audacious effort that sailed beyond goalkeeper Rita Akarekor late in the first half.
Oluwaseun Fakunle, who was making her first start of the season, showed predatory instinct to riffle home a bullet from 22 yards for the equaliser nine minutes into the second half.
Bulky striker, Emueje Ogbiagbevha, struck the match winner deep into injury time.
Elsewhere, Adamawa Queens edged Pelican Stars in a five-goal thriller.
The home side won 3-2 against the Calabar girls at the Fufore Township Stadium.

NWPL Week 3 results
Group A
Rivers Angels 3-0 FC Robo Queens
Bayelsa Queens 4-0 Abia Angels
Heartland Queens 3-1 Sunshine Queens

Group B
Nasarawa Amazons 2-0 Edo Queens
Confluence Queens 3-0 Osun Babes
Delta Queens 2-1 Saadatu Amazon
Adamawa Queens 3-2 Pelican Stars