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.

Tobiloba Olarenwaju in the colours of Spanish Iberdrola side Racing Santander Feminine.

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.

Olarenwaju in the colours of NWFL Premiership side Sunshine Queens against Rivers Angels.

” 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

In her first season after joining Spanish side Sporting De Huelva from Rivers Angels, she was regarded as one of the best foreign players in the league.

” Playing in the NWFL Premiership week in week out will only make you stronger thereby getting you ready for challenges ahead.

Olarenwaju Filing out for a game in the Spanish Ibedrola League.

” Getting nominated in some of the awards in the league made me want to do more and it pushed me to this level.

Olarenwaju was voted NWFL Premiership player of the month of May in the 2018 season.

The former Confluence Queens, Sunshine Queens and Rivers Angels star in a chat with 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.

Olarenwaju receiving her third place medal from the NWFL Boss, Aisha Falode, NFF First Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi and Former Super Eagles and Spanish Laliga star Mutiu Adepoju at the 2018 NWFL Premiership Super 4, while still with Sunshine Queens.

” 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.

August 3, 2020

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