EDO STATE STANDS AS A GUIDEPOST AS A REBRANDED EDITION OF THE FEMALE LEAGUE BEGINS IN BENIN CITY
Cricket in the state takes on a new level setting an unparalleled standard as all is set for the kickoff of another edition of the Female league.
The league, which begins on Saturday 15th January 2022 at the Edo Boys High School Cricket Oval, will have 4 teams. They are:
Emotan Queens CC
Ekpoma Supernova CC
Idia Royals CC
Adolor Amazons CC
It is worthy to note that Emotan Queens and Idia Royals were named after two prominent figures in the ancient city of Benin in order to promote it’s rich cultural heritage.
The league will span over the next five weeks will begin with a match between Ekpoma Supernova CC and Idia Royals CC on Saturday 15 while Emotan Queens CC takes on Adolor Amazons CC on Sunday 16 January 2022.
Young sensation and record breaker Piety Lucky will captain Emotan Queens CC, while George Ogechi will lead Adolo Amazons CC. Left arm bating sensation Omonye Asika will lead her troops, Ekpoma Supernova CC and finally, one of the longest serving National team player Agatha Obulor will captain the Idia Royals CC amongst other fantastic players
Edo state have dominated Female cricket over the years in the country and continues to take the lead as the first state to run a female league in Nigeria and West Africa.