The 2022/2023 Nigeria Women’s Football League Premiership Super Six, the concluding part for the Women’s Football League in Nigeria, starts on Tuesday, June 6th, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State, Sportivationng.com reports.
FC Robo Queens of Lagos will battle former champions, Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt in the opening game at 10am. They play in Group A.
The second match of the day will be played at same venue tomorrow, with kick-off fixed for 4pm for Group B match between host Delta Queens of Asaba and Confluence Queens of Lokoja.
The Day 2 matches in Group A match come up on 7th June at 10am, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium between five times Champions, Bayelsa Queens against FC Robo of Lagos at 10am.
The second game of the Match Day 2, scheduled for 7th June 2023 between Confluence Queens and Edo Queens holds at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, at 4pm.
The Match Day 3 game on 9th June, between Rivers Angels Football Club and Bayelsa Queens at same venue will be played at 10am, while the second game of the third day of matches will be played between Edo Queens and Delta Queens.
All Group A matches were slated to be played at 10am, and all Group B were fixed for 4pm, this was done to enable the participating Six teams have 24hours rest in between their matches.
With the format of the competition, as explained by the NWFL Chief Operating Officer, the second placed teams in Group A will play against the second placed team in Group B for the 3rd and fourth places on June 11th, same venue at 10am.
While, the winner of the Group A preliminaries will battle against the winner of the Group B preliminaries for the grand final game to determine who comes first and second. This match will be played on June 11th at 4pm at the Stephen Keshi Stadium.
According to the Chief Operating Officer of the Nigeria Women Football League, Modupe Shabi, the name of the eventual champions of the 2022/2023 NWFL Premiership season must be sent to the secretariat of the Confederation of African Football in Egypt latest on June 12, which is the deadline for registration of clubs for CAF Women’s Champions League.
The NWFL Secretary added that, the 2022/2023 winner of the season will take home a cash prize of N10million courtesy of the Delta State Government.
The overall second placed team will take home a cash prize of N5million, while the 3rd placed team takes home a cash prize of N3million all sponsored by the Delta State Government.
The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday donated kits to the Six clubs that qualified for the Super Six, they are: Delta Queens of Asaba, Bayelsa Queens of Yenagoa and Rivers Angels of PortHarcourt.
Others are Edo Queens of Benin City, FC Robo Queens of Lagos and Confluence Queens of Lokoja.
Bayelsa Queens, the NWFL Premiership champions 2022, represented Nigeria at last year’s CAF Women’s Champions League.