Ahead of the commencement of 2020/2021 The Nigeria Women’s Football League, (NWFL) Season, the chairperson of the League, Aisha Falode has said that all clubs must meet All COVID19 guidelines and protocols.
NAIRASPORTS had earlier reported that NWFL has picked December 9 as the kick off for the 2020-2021 season.
It would be recalled that the Federal Government banned all contacts sports in March as part of ways to curb Corona Virus which makes the 2019-2020 league season scrapped.
Aisha said that all facilities will be inspected and clubs to meet all Protocols.
According to Aisha, “Before the commencement of the NWFL Premiership, clubs are expected to meet all guidelines in terms to the COVID-19 protocols, players licensing, DTMS, Medicals and Insurance.
“Commencement of inspection of facilities submitted by the teams will be inspected as part of the activities to be embarked on by NWFL, if teams don’t have acceptable pitches, they will be advised to get good ones, if not a decision will be taken swiftly.
“Documentation for the season has been sent and deadlines for meeting up with these obligations and conditions will also be known soon. Any club that fails to meet these conditions will be sanctioned.”
The elite female league in the country has Sixteen clubs across the nation.
The opening fixtures will see 2017-2018 Champions, Bayelsa Queens to start the attempt to reclaim the league when they host Pelican Stars while Confluence Queens will also host Ibom Angels.
In other fixtures, Lagos Based club, Dream Stars Ladies will be at home to Delta Queens, Sunshine Queens will welcome Heartland Queens at Akure Township stadium. Edo Queens will play newcomers, Royal Queens while Abia Angels and Osun Babes fight it out in Umuahia.
Also, Rivers Angels will visit Adamawa Queens, while 2019 Aiteo Cup winners, Nasarawa Amazons host Lagos based FC Robo Queens.