Abuja - Ayo Abdulrahaman, the Secretary of Nigeria Women
Football League (NWFL) says the management of the league has sent seven
football clubs packing for failure to honour their matches.
Abdulrahaman made the disclosure in an interview with the
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday.
The scribe said a total of seven clubs, four from premier
and three pro leagues have failed to honour three matches.
“The four premier league clubs are Martins White Doves FC of
Benin, Tokas Queens football club of Ilaro, Capital City Doves FC of Abuja and
follow by Nassrawa Amazons FC of Lafia.
“In the Pro league we have Cerezo Queens FC, State House
Queens FC and Invincible Angels of Benue. These are clubs that were unable to
play three games,’’ she said.
The scribe appealed to the clubs owners to honour their
matches during the ongoing 2015/2016 season.
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“For any serious league (it) must show some level of
seriousness in term of participation.
“We have been making effort and we never know that the past
record was what is retaining the league.
“You can be talking of sponsors, for those who follow women
league we discuss with them well, we are on website and we receive this walk
over it is not impressive.
“For us to make her a wife or a husband to a partner in the
corporate world we must be serious that we are committed of the course of
Nigeria women league,’’ he said.
Abdulrahaman stressed the need for the clubs owners to adhere
to clauses of the agreement they entered with the league management so as to
develop the league further.
“As club you wrote an undertaking that you will fulfill all
the league requirements and they should please adhere to this agreement.
“So I appeal to them (Club owners) to please honour their
games and to make the girls out there play what they know to do best.
“They should also ensure the welfare of these girls have to
be properly taken care of. ’’
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