Week 9 of the National Women’s League came on as scheduled this past weekend with some very interesting results across both zones.
In the Northern Zone, Ampem Darkoa continued their winless run in the second half of the season as they played to a second straight tie, this time, a goalless tie on the road with Kumasi Sports Academy. The results saw Ampem Darkoa improve their tally to 21points to hold on to the first spot, a point better than the pursuing KSA who upped their tally to 20points. Ampem Darkoa remain unbeaten after 9 games. Third placed Fabulous Ladies took advantage of their home court to pick up their first win of the second round, a two to nothing win over Lepo Ladies. They improved to 15points on the season with the win. Lepo Ladies have the 6th spot on 8points.
Elsewhere, Northern Ladies took their win total to a grand of two following a hard-fought 2-1 home win over Ashtown Ladies. They improved their tally to 6points but remain one spot off the bottom. And Prison Ladies were not too impressive at home against the winless Real Upper Ladies, but they managed a lone goal for the maximum points. They upped their tally to 11points for the 5th spot while RUL remained bottommost on 3points from three ties.
NWL Match Day 9 – Northern Zone Pairings - SAT 29/SUN 30 July, 2017
Prison Ladies 1-0 Real Upper Ladies – Coronation Park (SAT)
Northern Ladies 2-1 Ashtown Ladies – Tamale Stadium Annex (SAT)
Fabulous Ladies 2-0 Lepo Ladies – WESCO Park
Kumasi Sports Academy 0-0 Ampem Darkoa – Prempeh College Park
Zone two leaders, Sea Lions’, first road trip of the second half did not get off to a good start as they were pummeled by three goals to nothing in their match against Samaria Ladies. It was the second loss of the season for Sea Lions, but the maintained the top spot on 17points, two points better than the game in hand second placed Immigration Ladies who picked up a valuable point on the road against Lady Strikers. Lady Strikers remain third on 14points.
Elsewhere, Holy Royals picked up their first win of the season after 9 tries with a 2-1 win over visiting Soccer Intellectuals. They remain bottom with 4points. The result of the match between Hasaacas Ladies and Police Ladies will be updated when it becomes available.
NWL Match Day 9 – Southern Zone Pairings - SAT 29/SUN 30 July, 2017
Hasaacas Ladies v Police Ladies – Bomeh Park (SAT)
Samaria Ladies 3-0 Elmina Sea Lions – Nungua Town Park (SAT)
Holy Royals 2-1 Soccer Intellectuals – Karela Park (SAT)
Lady Strikers 0-0 Immigration Ladies – Robert Mensah (SAT)
Log table courtesy of ghanafa.org