Olori Babes and Pelican Stars have gained promotion into the Nigeria Women Premier League for the 2019/2020 season.

Pelican Stars was relegated at the end of the 2017/2018 season of the premier league and have now sealed a comeback to the Nigeria Women Football topflight after just a year by beating Moje Queens 3-0 in their final game of the NWFL Pro-League.

Diminutive attacking midfielder Chiwendu Ufuomba scored a brace in the 20th and 45th minute, while her striking partner Joy Okoronkwo scored at the 82nd minute to make it 3-0.

In the other match of the day, Olori Babes defeated Police Machine FC by 2-0, thus becoming the only side that didn’t concede any goal at the NWFL Pro-League playoffs.

Eunice Godwin and Chika Idika scored in the 60th and 82nd minutes respectively to seal their team’s spot at the 2019/2020 Nigeria Women Premier League.

October 11, 2019
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