As the first phase of the Nigerian Women Football League just ended, papsonsorts.com takes a look at the games played so far and the players that lightened the show precisely at Abia Angels FC, the state female team of Abia State.
Marcus Grace,the speedy player has played two games and have two goals to her credit. she is currently the club’s leading scorer. she has become an asset to the team with her pace, strength, power on the ball as well as the ability to convert scoring chances.
The Akwa ibom state born striker is hoping to contend for the NWFL highest goal scorer award have played two games so far as she missed the last game due to a minor foot injury and she is hoping to recover well for the commencement of the second stanza of the league. The bulk of the attack and goal scoring seems to be on her and we stand to see how she helps her team to that effect.
Another enterprising new entrant in the feamle league is Itimi Mercy. The young player is a delight to watch as she has been instrumental to the team with her attacking instincts from the flank.Tthe Delta state born player had played all the league games and completed all games too and unsurprisingly has had a hand in the two goals the team had scored with an assist to her name.
The 17 years old is very sleeky with the ball, has good pace as she takes on defenders fesrlessly and drived them as she connect smoothly with the attack, she does this very well because she is blessed with the ability to shoot with both legs. her contributions would be of immerse help to the team and am sure the coaches of the Super Falcon would be assessing her abilites.
Delta State born Ebony black defensive midfielder, Samuel Vera plays like the Leicester City and Super Eagles defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi as she possess the strength, ability to cover up the space ahead of the defenders and also dislodges the opposing teams with her ball winning prowess and also keeps her defense line settled.
Samuel is an active player for Abia Angels FC though she could not start the first game of the season but her inclusion in the team improved the defensive line of the team, the former Jogodolu football club player is energetic, has got good foot work and ability to pass the ball effectively.
Alani Aminat is a Strong and reliable defender who is very efficient in defence. she has has practically show that she is an integral part of the team with her good and expereinced defending.
The central defender have been rock solid in the back line for her team also assisted in combating opposing attackers off her team goal area and had played all the games in the just concluded first stanza of the NWFL.
The lanky defender have knack for goals, good aerial prowess, ability to shrug off defenders and a good ball tackler.
Her inclusion in the team is not debatable as she has shouldered and carried out her defensive duties effectively for the team.