Port Harcourt - Defending Champions, Rivers Angels of Port
Harcourt have qualified for the final of the Nigeria Women Premier league after
walking over Taraba Queens.
The Media Officer of Rivers Angels, Jessica Amado, mutated
this in a statement on Sunday.
Amado said that the 2015 NWPL champions were already tied on
points with Delta Queens going into the game and needed an outright win to
emerge as group winners.
She said that Delta Queens on the other hand needed to at
least beat Adamawa Queens by seven goals.
According to her, Taraba Queens failed to show up for the
last league action with the champions.
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“This necessitated a walkover formality that was carried out
by the match official who then awarded three goals with maximum points to the
host team,” she said.
Amado said that Rivers Angels was tied on points with Delta
Queens, who defeated Adamawa Queens 1-0 in Yola and emerged group winners on a
In Group A, Nasarawa Amazons snatched a 1-0 victory over
Osun Babes to finish top of the group with 36 points.
The Amazons would be contesting for the league title with
Rivers Angels should the resolution of the NWPL Congress of April 22 be
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