The 2019 edition of the Nigeria Hockey Federation (NHF) Super League got underway at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, with seven matches played in the competition.
In the competition which has eight male and seven female teams participating, four matches were played in the male category and three in the female category.
The female competition’s other matches had Yobe Queens beating Delta Queens 4-3, and Plateau Queens beating Rivers Angels 2-0.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the competition continues on Monday with seven matches, with four of them in the male category and three in the female category.
In the male category, FCT face Police Machine, Stallions take on Yobe Desert Rollers, Kada Stars meet Plateau Tigers, and Niger Flickers square up to Delta Kings.
The female competition will have Yobe Queens facing Kada Queens, Plateau Queens taking on Delta Queens, and Heartland Imo meeting IGP Babes.
NAN reports that seven matches have been lined up for play daily at the astro-turf hockey pitch of the stadium from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The competition is scheduled to end on Saturday.
(Edited by Olawale Alabi)