Delta Queens FC, yesterday, gave Governor Sheriff Oborevwori his first trophy, as they emerged champions of the Nigeria Women’s Professional Football League.
At the final game of the Super Six contest played at Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba, Delta Queens came from behind to deny Bayelsa Queens their hopes of retaining the NWFL Super 6 title.
The winner of the competition earned a whopping sum of Ten Million Naira and a ticket to the CAF Champions League. Runners up, Five Million Naira and third place went home with Three Million Naira.
A second-stanza brace from substitute Chinaza Agoh proved the difference following a first-half own goal by Chisom Henry as the home team won 2-1.
Wife of the new Delta State Governor, Tobore Oborevwori, observed the ceremonial pre-match kickoff in Asaba.
Defender Henry, put the ball in her net. Delta Queens had the chance to level up in 44 minutes, but central defender Fehintola Mabokanje missed from the penalty spot.
Delta showed their mettle with a fightback through Agoh’s equalizer seven minutes after the hour mark.
The energetic Agoh then turned up again with the winner in the 86th minute.
Meanwhile, in the third-place match, Rivers Angels beat Conference Queens 2-0. OYO NEWS