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NWFL Premiership Sets The Stage For A Thrilling Season Opening Clash Between Delta Queens And Ekiti Queens



Ado Ekiti, Nigeria – November 14, 2023 – The 2023/2024 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership is poised to kick off in grand style with an electrifying clash between the reigning champions, Delta Queens, and the spirited newcomers, Ekiti Queens, at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium on Tuesday.

Key Highlights: Battle of Titans: Delta Queens, the reigning Nigerian champions with an unprecedented winning streak since 2022, are eyeing their seventh domestic title and enter the season opener with unwavering determination under the guidance of Tosan Blankson.

New Contenders’ Ambition: Ekiti Queens, fresh from their promotion through the NWFL Championship, are poised to upset the hierarchy and showcase their mettle against the seasoned champions in their debut at the elite level.

Rising Against Odds: Ekiti Queens’ remarkable journey through the NWFL Championship and their impressive showing at the recent Besty Obaseki Cup foretell a competitive spirit that aims to shake up the established order in Nigerian women’s football.

The clash is poised to captivate fans with the finest display of football artistry, promising an extraordinary start to Ekiti Queens’ debut season in the topflight.

Coach Taiwo Moses of Ekiti Queens expressed confidence ahead of the showdown, stating, “We are prepared and determined to secure victory against the league champions.”
In response, Tosan Blankson, manager of Delta Queens, acknowledged the challenge posed by the newcomers but remained steadfast in the pursuit of defending the title, acknowledging, “Victory is assured; they will be respected.”

The highly anticipated curtain raiser will be broadcast live on AfroSport, captivating audiences worldwide as the NWFL Premiership 2023/2024 season unfolds with an intense clash between established dominance and emerging talent.

Ekiti Queens – Delta Queens Preview: Debutants vs. Defending champions

The Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado Ekiti is set to witness a spectacular opening for the 2023/2024 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership as the Ekiti Queens host the reigning champions, Delta Queens, this Tuesday.

Key Highlights: Champion’s Dominance: Delta Queens, reigning champions since 2022 and Nigerian titleholders in 2023, approach the season opener seeking their seventh domestic crown. Their unwavering form over two seasons makes them a formidable force.
Newcomers’ Determination: Ekiti Queens, fresh from the NWFL Championship, bring ambition and vigor. They aim to challenge Delta Queens’ supremacy and make an impactful entry into the elite division.

Ekiti’s Rise: Emerging from a competitive NWFL Championship and an impressive Besty Obaseki Cup showing, Ekiti Queens are poised to disrupt the status quo in Nigerian women’s football.
The stage is set for an exhilarating clash between experience and ambition.
Coach Taiwo Moses of Ekiti Queens exudes confidence, expressing, “We are prepared and determined to secure victory against the league champions.”

Tosan Blankson, manager of Delta Queens, acknowledges the challenge posed by the newcomers, yet remains resolute in the pursuit of defending their title. 
“Victory is assured; they will be respected,” he confidently assures.

The showdown marks the commencement of a gripping NWFL Premiership season. The game’s excitement will transcend the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, reaching global audiences via live coverage on AfroSport.

Delta Queens, fresh from their loss to Ampem Darkoa in the 2023 (WAFU-B) Women’s Champions League final, are eager to begin their quest for a sixth title in style. The manager is cautious of Ekiti Queens’ threat but remains focused on the task at hand.

As the curtain raises, Ekiti Queens prepare to carve their mark in NWFL history. The clash promises an intense battle, reflecting the essence of Nigerian women’s football—passion, determination, and the quest for glory.

Stay tuned to witness this riveting clash, signaling the dawn of an enthralling season in women’s football.

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DG NYSC Urges Corps Members On Peaceful Co-Existence



….As Abia Swears-in 1,698 PCMs
The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General YD Ahmed has advised Corps Members to live in peace with one another, make new friends and use the opportunities of the service year to foster national unity and integration.

He gave the advise in his address to the 2023 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two Corps Members during his visit to Abia State Orientation Camp in Umuna, Bende Local Government Area of the State.

General Ahmed said the Scheme was established to foster national unity and integration, hence the need for all serving and prospective Corps Members to key into the NYSC project for national development.

Speaking further, the Director General warned the Corps Members against night travelling and also travelling without obtaining permission from the Scheme. He warned that unauthorized travelling attracts sanctions in line with NYSC byelaws.

The Abia State Governor, Dr Alex Otti in his address at the Swearing-in Ceremony urged the Corps Members to utilize the abundant opportunities around them to develop themselves and also use them to contribute their quota to the socio-economic development of the State.

The Governor, who was represented by the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Sir Nwobilor Ananaba promised his continuous support for the NYSC in Abia State.

He advised the Corps Members to abide by the tenets of their Oath of Allegiance and conduct themselves as good ambassadors of their families, institutions and NYSC during and after their service year.

In her address, the NYSC Abia State Coordinator, Mrs Dick-Iruenabere Ufoma urged the Corps Members to participate fully in all Orientation Camp activities, as they would serve as veritable tools in the dissemination of information and aid the implementation of the laudable policies of the State Government.

“The NYSC Management will give you the necessary support to make the desired impact. The Scheme also aims at inculcating discipline in our youths and instilling in them the spirit of patriotism and loyal service to the nation.

You must obey all camp officials and no form of insubordination, truancy, including drug abuse and secret cult activities will be tolerated in camp and throughout the service year”, she said.

During the ceremony, the Abia State Chief Judge, Justice Lilian Abai represented by Justice Anya Benson administered the Oath of Allegiance on the 1,698 Prospective Corps Members made up of 891 males and 807 females.

General Ahmed, who was among the dignitaries that witnessed the Swearing-in Ceremony was accompanied by the Director, Special Duties, Alhaji Musa Abubakar and Director Press and Public Relations, Mr Eddy Megwa.

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