• Mon. Jun 24th, 2024

NWFL SUPER SIX: “MercyLess” Itimi breaks Nasarawa Amazons Heart

Mercy Itimi struck late in matchday two of the NWFL Super Six to give Bayelsa Queens a win over Nasarawa Amazons on matchday two of the 2024 NWFL Super Six, platinumnewsng.com is reporting.

Both teams went into the first match of the Super Six match day 2 prepared to earn a win and solidify their aspiration of winning the title. It was an end-to-end affair from both sides with a very ntight contest that saw opportunities created but wasted.Odo Bibiana had the first chance of the game for Nasarawa Amazons, but the crossbar denied her.

Odo Bibiana had the first chance of the game for Nasarawa Amazons, but the crossbar denied her.

Bayelsa Queens’ coach made his first substitution of the game in the 23rd minute when he sent in Mercy Omokwo for Chinyere Igboamalu.

The first half ended in a statement and Nasarawa Amazons were thankful for their goalkeeper, Unachukwu Udoka, who had them saved in the first half with her three wonderful saves to deny Bayelsa Queens from getting at least a goal.Both sides restarted hostilities in the second half, searching for a goal to give them an edge over their opponents.

Both sides restarted hostilities in the second half, searching for a goal to give them an edge over their opponents.

Christopher Danjuma made changes late into the second half, but his plans were neutralized by the opposition defence.

Just when fans thought the game would end in a draw, mercy spoke for the Restoration Girls.

A fine build-up from behind by Bayelsa Queens resulted in the needed goal. Mercy Omokwo drove into the box from the left flank and tried an effort against onrushing Nasarawa’s goalie. The ball ricocheted and fell into the path of a tightly marked Mercy Itimi who tapped in from close range.

The result means that Bayelsa Queens are back in contention for the league title, now with 4 points. The Domo Okara girls will next face Nasarawa Amazons on match day 3. The match is slated for noon at the Samson Siasia stadium, on Wednesday, May 22, 2024.

Photos: The NWFL

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