By Sedara Oluwadara
Bayelsa Queens will begin her title defence against derby rivals Rivers Angels as the 2022/2013 season of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership will kick off November 30th.
The commencement became necessary to put players in a competitive level and to meet up with global calendar, the NWFL organisers said.
South Africa, Morocco, Tanzania, Ghana amongst others have already commenced their leagues.Chief Operating Officer of the NWFL, Modupe Shabi announced the date in a letter addressed to clubs.
The Restoration Girls participated at the 2022 CAF Women’s Champions League and finished third.
In the fixtures released by the NWFL, defending champions Bayelsa Queens have a tough opener against Rivers Angels at Samson Siasia Stadium.
The Old Parade Stadium will come alive when Naija Ratels face Heartland Queens.
Meanwhile, FC Robo Queens will keep a date with Abia Angels. Completing the schedule is the match between Adamawa Queens and Ibom Angels.
MatchDay One Fixtures
Naija Ratels Vs Heartland Queens Old Parade Ground, Area 10, Abuja 4pm
Osun Babes Vs Royal Queens Larry Leke Stadium, Elegbo, Osun State 4pm
Nasarawa Amazons Vs Edo Queens Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi, Benue State 4pm
Abia Angels Vs FC Robo Queens Enyimba International Stadium, Abia State 4pm