AKWA UTD THUMP FC ONE ROCKET TO LIFT 2023 STATE FA CUP TROPHY

Akwa United maintained their dominance in the Akwa Ibom State FA Cup competition as they cruised to their 14th title following a 4-1 empathetic win over FC One Rocket in Uyo on Monday. The Promise Keepers made an attacking start to the game and deservedly took the lead through defender Abbey Benson in the 19th […]

NPFL: UCHE COLLINS’ HEADER DOWN GOMBE UTD IN UYO

Uche Collins’ 8th minute header off James Ajako’s delightful cross was enough for the 2021 NPFL Champions, Akwa United to record their 4th win of the 2022-23 Nigeria Premier Football League season beating Gombe United 1-0 on matchday 8 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.   It was the striker’s second goal in two successive […]

WARRIORS, AKWA UTD SHARE SPOILS IN MAIDUGURI

Agnaza Jumia’s late strike for hosts, El-Kanemi Warriors denied Akwa United what could have been their second away win of the ongoing 2022-23 Nigeria Premier Football League season, as both teams ended the Matchday 7 encounter in Maiduguri in a 1-1 draw. Midfielder, Cyril Olisema gave Coach Ayodeji Ayeni’s team the lead at the stroke […]

FIRST NPFL GOAL EXCITES UCHE COLLINS

Akwa United striker, Uche Collins, says he is excited after scoring his first top flight goal in the Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL, adding that his desire is to score more goals that will help his team to achieve their set target this season. Uche joined the Promise Keepers from Sokoto United at the end […]

UCHE, OLISEMA DIM STARS, AS AKWA UTD MAINTAIN DOMINANCE OVER REMO

Akwa United improved their Nigeria Premier Football league dominance over Remo Stars to five wins in six meetings following a 3-1 victory on Matchday 6 at the Nest of Champions.   Midfielder Cyril Olisema gave the Promise Keepers the lead in the 5th from the spot after a foul on Moses Effiong inside the box. […]

AKWA UTD SURVIVE ARMED ROBBERY ATTACK

Team Akwa United survived an armed robbery attack along Ogoni road, Rivers State while returning from Ibadan after honouring Nigeria Professional Football League Matchday 5 against Kwara United. The incident happened on Thursday February 2, 2023 at about 6:48pm when the team’s vehicles ran into a road block mounted by hoodlums. The drivers on noticing […]

NPFL: WE DIDN’T DESERVE TO LOSE TO KWARA UTD – COACH AYENI

Head coach of Akwa United football Club, Ayodeji Ayeni has described his team’s 2-1 defeat to Kwara United as painful, stressing that the outcome of the match did not reflect the true complexion of the game.   Goals by Wasiu Alalade and Ahmed Jimoh either side of Cyril Olisema’s strike helped Kwara United to their […]

NPFL: AJAKO’S LATE STRIKE EARNED AKWA UTD SECOND WIN OF THE SEASON

James Ajako’s 82nd minute strike secured a vital win for 2021 Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Akwa United over Plateau United on Matchday 4 at the new Eket Stadium. The left-back who scored his first goal of the season on Matchday 3 against Nasarawa United in Jos, continued his fine form on Sunday when his […]

AJAKO ON CLOUD NINE AFTER MAIDEN NPFL GOAL – Dedicates goal to God

Akwa United defender James Ajako has revealed that the excitement of scoring his first goal in the top flight of Nigeria football will remain with him for the rest of his professional career. Ajako scored the opening goal in Akwa United 0-3 away win over Nasarawa United on Match-day 3 of the ongoing 2022-23 Nigeria […]

NPFL: AKWA UNITED THUMP NASARAWA UNITED FOR FIRST LEAGUE WIN OF THE SEASON

Akwa United put up a spectacular performance to record their first win of the 2022-23 Nigeria Professional Football League season with a resounding 0-3 victory over their hosts, Nasarawa United at the New Jos Stadium, Sunday afternoon. Left-back, James Ajako smashed home the opening goal in the 43rd minute, before striker Ndifreke Effiong scored twice; […]