Three Lagos Teams Gain Promotion To NWFL Pro-league
Three Nationwide clubs from the Lagos State have gained promotion to the women’s pro-league cadre, the Nigeria Women Football League, NWFL Championship, after brilliant performances at the 2021 NWFL Nationwide League played at the Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu-Ode.
The three Lagos teams; Dannaz Ladies FC on nine points, Oasis Ladies FC also on 9 points and Royaltoms Queens on six points, all booked their tickets to promotion before the last scheduled games for Saturday, April 17.
Despite having one game each in hand, the three Lagos teams, have confirmed their promotion tickets to the NWFL Championship. On Friday, Royaltoms lost 0-3 to Dannaz Ladies, and Oasis Ladies defeated Omidiran 3-2.
In Saturday’s fixtures which are mere formalities for teams to gain promotion and a big deal for teams’ final placements, Dannaz Ladies on nine points will play against another Lagos team FC Phoenix on two points, while Omidiran Babes on one point, will battle against Royaltoms on six points, in a game the Oshogbo team wants to win for sake of pride. The last game of the day would see Oasis Ladies the table toppers with 9 points slug it out against already promoted Moje Queens of Kwara that are on seven points.
At the start of the NWFL Nationwide League 2021 at the Ijebu Ode centre, a total 12 teams started the challenge, with six eliminated in the knock out stage.