Nigerian born Equatorial-Guinea defender Tobiloba Olarenwaju has hailed the NWFL Premiership as the best league in Africa, saying it gave her and many other players playing in Europe the confidence needed to cope.
The Equatorial Guinea star played for a host of clubs in the NWFL Premiership before jetting out to Europe, where she had a brief stint with Sporting De Huelva Feminine before joining Spanish Liga Iberdrola side Racing Femenino in January 2020.
” The NWFL Premiership gave us a lot of confidence needed out here. The league has produced alot of stars and will still continue to, because it is the best in Africa. She told thenwfl.com
” Playing in the NWFL Premiership week in week out will only make you stronger thereby getting you ready for challenges ahead.
” Getting nominated in some of the awards in the league made me want to do more and it pushed me to this level.
The former Confluence Queens, Sunshine Queens and Rivers Angels star in a chat with thenwfl.com continued by also hailing the management Committee of the NWFL under Aisha Falode, noting that the league has undergone a major transformation since the veteran journalist took over the helms of affair.
” I have no doubt that things have really gotten better since she came in as head of the NWFL. We know how the league was and how it is now.
” The league has experienced all round transformation since her arrival despite the fact that its tough without proper Government support.
” The recent transformation made it look so perfect just like an european league, with just a little push and sponsorship, the league would turnout being perfect. She concluded.