Rivers Angels Win Nigerian Title, Qualify For CAF Women’s Champions League – Channels Television


Players and officials of Rivers Angels celebrating their win. Photo: [email protected]


Port-Harcourt-based side, Rivers Angels have won the Nigeria Women’s Premier League crown after thrashing Sunshine Queens 4-0 with the victory sealing their place in the maiden edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League.

Rivers Angels finished in the top six in the 2020-2021 campaign to qualify for the Super Six competition which was played at the Dipo Dina Stadium in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

The win against the Ondo-based team saw the Jewel of Rivers winning a seventh crown. They had defeated Confluence Queens 2-0 in the final in 2019.

Before Sunday’s game, Edwin Okon’s team had played four matches, amassing eight points. Their opponents had also gotten seven points from the same amount of matches.

Rivers Angels only needed a win to retain the crown going into Sunday’s game.

However, a goal each from Oghenebrume Ikhekua, Vivian Ikechuchwu, Alice Ogebe, and Maryann Ezeanagu, handed Rivers Angels the title.

Bayelsa Queens, Edo Queens, Robo Queens, Delta Queens, Sunshine Queens, and Rivers Angels all qualified for the Super Six competition.


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