Yakubu Uzoma Muhammad
With The Nigerian Women Football League Super 6 set to kick off with the game between Defending Champions Rivers Angels vs Bayelsa Queens in Benin City, Coaches and Scouts will definitely be lurking at quality players that will emerge from a competition that has been doing a roaring trade when it comes to producing high-quality talents, especially for the Women’s National Team.
Players like reigning Women’s African Footballer of the year Asisat Oshuola, Fransisca Ordega, and Rashidat Ajibade once plied their trades in the NWFL. And these players need players that will and should follow their footsteps by gaining into the National Team and also possibly getting the attention of Top European Clubs.
The Super Falcons have been crying out for a true box-to-box midfielder, in the mould of ageing Rita Chikwelu, around whom Randy Waldrom can build his team for the next few years.
Enter Favour Emmanuel
The Bayelsa Queens Midfielder has emerged as one of the finest young midfielders in the Country since joining from Abia Angels in 2020, Favour Emmanuel is capable of dictating the tempo of matches at the very highest level of the NWFL despite her young age.
With close control, any player would kill for, and the self-confidence of a seasoned footballer, Favour has all the ingredients a modern-day coach would want, particularly given her man-marking and passing abilities.
Bayelsa Queens fans weren’t initially weren’t convinced when she came through the doors of the club, but as the days goes by, the better she gets. Ans she’s currently one of the first names on the Coach’s Team list.
Players like Captain Joy Jerry, Anjor Mary and Super Falcons Striker and loanee Monday Gift will probably get the most attention of all the Prosperity Girls players and rightly so, but Favour Emmanuel is a player that should be watched out for in this Super Six competition.
Regardless of the winner of the competition, there is no doubt that Favour Emmanuel is a name that will be around the very top of the Nigerian and world game for years and years to come.