Two first half goals from Monday Gift was all Bayelsa Queens FC needed to clinch the NWFL Super 6 trophy against Nasarawa Amazons.

The first goal of the game was scored in the very first minutes of the game by Monday Gift as she took advantage of a miscommunication between Nasarawa Amazons’ GoalKeeper Rita Akarekor and her defenders to slot in the opener. Her 8th of the ongoing Super 6.

Nasarawa Amazons hit back almost immediately when Basirat Amoo equalized from a well taken freekick to beat Okeke Onyinyechukwu in goal for Bayelsa Queens to make it 1-1 in the 18th minute of the game

Bayelsa Queens scored what proved to be the winner six minutes later to regain their advantage.

The second half started the same way the first half ended, but both teams defence stood strong to keep the score 2-1 as Bayelsa Queens held on to become Nigerian League Champions for the 6th time.

Monday Gift who scored nine goals in five Super 6 matches was named the League Top Scorer with 12 goals, Man of the Match Award and Player of the Tournament while Bayelsa Queens’ Cameroon International, Bawuo Ange Gabrielle was named the Goal Keeper of the Tournament.

Bayelsa Queens will represent Nigeria at the WAFU B Champions League Qualifiers later this year.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here