The head coach of Rivers Angels football club of Port Harcourt, Edwin Okon, has called on the board members of Nigeria Women Football League, (NWFL), to put in place sufficient security for the protection of gamers and referees throughout league matches.

He noted that referees were no longer safe while officiating matches due to the fact that of danger to their lives, saying it is time for NWFL board to stop harassment of referees and players.

Okon, made the call Thursday, while instruction sports journalists after his ladies (side) defeated Abia Angels FC of Aba, 2-0 in the continuous NWFL match day four at the University of Port Harcourt, football field.

Okon, explained that the hazards and humiliations faced by away groups and referees were massive.

“Playing away match in the NWFL is constantly extremely hard, match officials are not enabled to do their job.

It is my belief that the better side must win a video game of football, either house or away” Okon stated.

He, nevertheless, revealed frustration following the unimpressive performance of his players in spite their 2-0 triumph.

“Today we didn’t play well, however the most important thing is that we grabbed the optimum three points at stake.

“I just need to thank God for the win today,” he stated.

He revealed that the majority of his gamers were young stating that when the kids will blend with the old gamers the sky would be their limit.