By Sedara Philip
…….. flamingoes coach, assistant in attendance
Race for promotion began yesterday at the two the NWFL Championship centers with the twelve participating teams in actions
At the Ikenne center, Pelican Stars beat Dreamstar ladies by two goals to one.
Ogadinma Perpetual and Ojo Patience scored the two goals for the Calabar-based while Owoseni Bukola scored the consolation for Dreamstar ladies.
Ekiti Queens defeated Moje Queens 4-3 in a thriller
Olaleye Odunayo and Sarafat Tobiloba
put the Ekiti-based side ahead in the twenty-four minutes of the match while Godwin Peace four-minute double restored parity for Moje Queens.
Upon the resumption of the second half, Chima Chisom quick double restored the two-goal cushion for Ekiti Queens Ayanbukola Mary scored the third for Moje Queens for a fascinating finish.
In the other match at the center, Dannaz ladies defeated Kwara ladies by two goals to one.
At the Shagamu center, Sunshine Queens earned an hard-fought victory over resilient Prince Kazeem Eletu Queens.
Miracle Ohaeri spared Divine Onwuchekwa’s blushes who had missed a penalty earlier in the match by tapping in the winner.
Honey Badgers and Delta Queens played an impressive one-all-one draw
Royal Sunday put the Delta Queens ahead while Okuwezie Faith curled in the equalizer via a brilliant free-kick late on.
Lakeside Queens scored a last minute winner to beat Imo Striker Queens FC by three goals to two.
Dorothy Essien capitalized on defensive mixed-up to put lakeside Queens ahead however Harmony Achifula ensured points are shared at halftime by scoring the leveller.
Upon the resumption of the second stanza, Lakeside Queens goalie felled an Imo Striker Queens player which left the referee no option than to point to the spot.
Harmony Achifula stepped up to put Imo Striker Queens FC ahead.
Dorothy Essien however brought Lakeside Queens level from the spot in the eighty-four minutes.
Lakeside Queens however ran at luck Hannah Ibrahim tapped in a cut-back to secure the three points for the Ikenne-Based Side.
Actions Continue today at the two centers.
Meanwhile,the national female U-17 coach Coach Bankole Olowookere and one of his assistants Coach Idanusa were at the Shagamu center.
The two coaches were at the center to scout talented footballers for national team assignments