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Nasarawa rolls out drums for NWFL season opener


Nasarawa Amazons

Football fans and stakeholders coming to Lafia for the opening game of the Nigeria Women Professional Football League (NWFL) have been assured of the assured of a convivial atmosphere to o enjoy the game between hosts, Nasarawa Amazons and Robo FC of Lagos.

The Nasarawa State government, which said it is leaving no stone unturned in its bid to stage a magnificent 2017/18 season opener on April 7, has also assured the teams of an international standard Lafia Township Stadium on match day.

Expected at the game are everybody that matter in Nigerian sports, including women football stakeholders, board members of the league body, Nasarawa State first lady and other state functionaries.


Chairman of Nasarawa Amazons, Nuhu Audu said everything is being put in place to ensure the ceremony goes well as schedule without any hitches.

“We are already concluding registration of the team as well as documentation for the new league season.

“That’s crucial as every other things we are doing for the opening ceremony is built around the team’s success.

“I can tell you that preparations for the season’s opening ceremony will kick-start fully by next week.

“The executive governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura and deputy, Silas Ali Agara and other functionaries are quite enthusiastic about the programme.

“They have assured that no stone will be left unturned to ensure it becomes a huge success.

“Nasarawa Amazons are the reigning league champions and everyone is on same page to ensure the team start the season brilliantly and take up to end the season successfully,” said Audu.

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