Nasarawa Amazons Hand Edo Queens First League Defeat


Nasarawa Amazons showed total dominance as they sent visiting Edo Queens back to Benin empty handed after securing a 2-0 victory at the Lafia City Stadium.

After observing a minute silence for the Late Elizabeth Johnson of Sunshine Queens, the MD 12 game of the season saw Nasarawa Amazons get into action as Opara Chimeberem capitalized on a defensive mixup by Edo Queens after their Goal Keeper failed to deal with Tarnum Dooshima’s corner to stab home the first goal in the 6th minutes.

Nasarawa Amazons are well know enjoyed majority of the possession after the goal as they created series of chances while Edo Queens struggled to stamp their authority in the game.

Tarnum Dooshima got the second goal of the game after she got to the end of Chimeberem Opara’s cross to blast home the second and the final goal of the game.

Reacting after the game,  Coach Olaoye Oluwasheyi Micheal praised the effort of the girls while also noting that the girls are not ready to slow down yet.

“It was a perfect performance for the team as all the players were defending and attacking at the same time”.

“We will go to Adamawa Queens next to get the desired three points by God’s grace in our next game at the Pantami Stadium, he concluded”.

Nasarawa Amazons currently occupies the second position in Group A with 21 points and will be away to Adamawa Queens.