The Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has released the new fixtures for the 2020/2021 NWFL Premiership as the kick off date draw closer.
The new fixture was released on Wednesday with 14 clubs set to fight for the title and a place in the maiden edition of the CAF Women Champions League.
According to a statement by the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the NWFL, Mrs Faith Ben-Anuge, a total of 182 games will be played in a straight league format.
“From the league statistics, the 2020/2021 NWFL Premiership season would see 182 matches played in the newly adopted straight league, that would be played over 26 weeks by the 14 clubs.”
“This time around, there won’t a Super 4 as league champions would be decided from total points amassed, with goal difference plus and minus and head-to-head situations being a determinant in case of a tie for top clubs at the end of the season.
“The eventual champion and runners up will represent Nigeria at the CAF Women’s Champions League in 2021.”
In the new fixtures that was released, defending champions Rivers United will begin their title defence against Confluence Queens at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja.
FC Robo will travel to Lafia to play against Nasarawa Amazons while Bayelsa Queens will host Sunshine Queens of Akure at the Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenagoa.
Delta Queens will welcome host Dream Stars of Lagos at the Agbor Stadium, while Edo Queens at home against newly promoted Royal Queens of Warri at the Uniben stadium, Benin City.
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