Nigeria NWFL Premiership Reverts To Abridged Format Ahead 2021/2022 Season

The Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has reverted to the abridged format ahead of the 2021/2022/season which will start December 8,2021.

The decision was reached during the 2021 NWFL Congress which took place in Lagos on Wednesday.

The 2020/2021 NWFL was a straight format where all the 14 clubs had to play each other but was later abridged to a Super Six

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Wednesday’s congress was attended by NWFL clubs, First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF); Barrister Seyi Akinwumi, Chairman of Chairmen; Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau; stakeholders in women’s football.

NFF Vice First Vice President, Barrister Akinwumi while speaking commended the NWFL for producing the likes of Monday Gift of FC Robo Queens and Vivian Ikechukwu of Rivers Angels who scored all the four goals recorded for the Super Falcons at the just concluded Aisha Buhari Cup.

This 2021/2022 season saw the 14 clubs grouped into two groups of seven clubs in Group A and B.

Defending champions Rivers Angels will fly Nigeria flag at the Inaugural TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League to be hosted by Egypt are in Group B.

2021/2022 NWFL Premiership Groups


Adamawa Queens
Confluence Queens
Edo Queens
Osun Babes
Pelican Stars
Naija Ratels
Nasarawa Amazons

Abia Angels
Bayelsa Queens
Delta Queens
Rivers Angels
Robo FC
Royal Queens
Sunshine Queens.

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