NWL Match day 4: Ampem Darkoa toppled, Glitch and the Intellectuals

first_imgSOUTHERN ZONEPolice Ladies 1:1 Halifax LadiesLady Strikers 0:3 Sea lions LadiesSoccer Intellectuals 1:0 Samaria LadiesImmigrations Ladies 0:4 Hasaacas Ladies Freelance sports journalist, Akosua Addai Amoo, returns with her weekly wrap of the National Women’s League, and this time, she zooms in on the shock loss suffered by Ampem Darkoaa Ladies, Northern Ladies’ draw despite an accident on their travels and the brilliance of Soccer Intellectuals.Southern ZoneGuess who’s back?…back again…. tell a friendIt’s definitely not the American rapper, Eminem, but in the Women’s league, it seems Hasaacas Ladies are back on track. ‘The Doo’  Ladies routed Immigration ladies 4-0 at the La Town Park. After having an abysmal start to the season losing twice, the team has picked two wins and scored thirteen goals in the process.Doris Boaduwaa of Hasaacas being carried by her teammates after scoring a goal. (Image credit: NB Sports/ Matilda Dimedo)In a Cape Coast derby, Sea lions beat Lady Strikers 3-0 in their own backyard. The 2016 /2017 southern zone champions have really struggled so far having picked up only three points in four games.Mary Essiful‘s solitary goal for Soccer Intellectuals gave the team a win against Samaria Ladies in Ajumako. The win moves the Intellectuals to the top of the Southern Zone table.A battle between two unbeaten teams, Police Ladies and Halifax, resulted in the two teams sharing the two points. LEAGUE FORMATThere are 16 teams in the National Women’s league. The teams are divided into two zones, the Southern Zone and the Northern Zone. There will be 14 matches played in the respective zones. There will be a play-off between the champions of the two zones to determine the winner of the Women’s league.center_img Northern ZoneShould the alarm bells start ringing for holders of the league, Ampem Darkoa Ladies?The Techiman-based club suffered their first defeat of the season which was a 2-1 loss to Prison Ladies. This means ‘Nana Mma’ Ladies have picked only a point and scored two goals in the last two games after consecutive wins in their first two with a goal tally of nine. On the flip side, it is all smiles to the top of the Northern Zone league for Prison Ladies.On their way to play Matchday 4, Northern Ladies team got involved in a minor accident but despite the glitch the Ladies drew one all with  Fabulous Ladies.18 year old,  Rahama Jafar’s sterling performance for Northern Ladies earned her a third woman of the match award. The University of Development Studies Student is definitely one to keep tabs on.Northern Ladies Rahama Jafar is one to look out for(Image Credit : Matilda Dimedo/ NB Sports)It wasn’t a great day in the post for Women’s league player of the month, Kerrie McCarthy as Kumasi Sports Academy lost to Pearl Pia by a lone goal.Supreme Ladies picked their first point of the season as they shared the spoils with Ashtown Ladies.MATCH WEEK FOUR – FULL RESULTSNORTHERN ZONEAmpem Darkoa  Ladies 1-2 Prisons LadiesPearl Pia Ladies 1 : 0 Kumasi AcademyFabulous ladies 1-1 Northern ladiesAshtown Ladies 1:1  Supreme Ladieslast_img read more