AKWA UTD BOW OUT OF 2022 AITEO CUP

MFON PATRICK Two-time champions Akwa United have been knocked out of this year’s Aiteo Cup following a 1-2 defeat to Nigeria National League side, Kogi United in the Round of 16 of the competition played at the UNEC playground on Sunday in Enugu. Kogi United took the lead in the first minute of the game […]

AITEO CUP: AMADI’S HAT-TRICK SHOOTS AKWA UTD TO ROUND OF 16

Dazzling winger Samuel Amadi scored his first Hat-trick for Akwa United in a 3-0 victory over Remo Stars in Round 32 of the 2022 Federation Aiteo Cup game played at the UNEC playground in Enugu. Amadi opened scoring in the 26th minute when he fired a sweet low drive from inside the box beyond Remo […]

AKWA UTD ZOOM TO ROUND 32 OF THE 2022 AITEO CUP

Two-time Federation Cup Champions Akwa United began their quest for another FA Cup glory with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Nationwide League side Essien Ayi FC of Calabar in the round of 64 game played at the Enyimba International Stadium in Aba. Two first-half goals by captain Ubong Friday and Samuel Amadi gave Coach Ayodeji […]

IT WAS A DIFFICULT SEASON FOR US – COACH AYENI

Head coach of Akwa United Ayodeji Ayeni has admitted that the just concluded 2021-2022 Nigeria Professional Football League season was a difficult one for his side following their inability to retain the title they won last campaign. The Promise Keepers lost their last match of the season 2-0 to Enugu Rangers in Awka and ended […]

WIKKI EDGE AKWA UTD TO EASE RELEGATION FEARS

Hosts Wikki Tourists scored two goals inside the opening 27 minutes of play on match-day 36 to beat Akwa United 2-0 at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium in Bauchi. Taiye Murtala broke the deadlock in the 10th minute before Prince John doubled the home team’s advantage in the 25th minute to secure their stay in […]

AKWA UTD DOWN PLATEAU TO CROWN RIVERS UTD NPFL CHAMPIONS

David Onovo’s early strike and Leo Ezekiel’s stoppage time goal either side of Akila Jesse’s fine finish secured a crucial victory for Akwa United over Plateau United on match-day 35 – the result means Rivers United are champions of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League with four games before the end of the season. Plateau […]

AKWA UTD CLINCH THEIR 13TH AKWA IBOM STATE FA CUP TITLE

Akwa United Football Club beat Dakkada FC 2-1 to emerge 2022 Akwa Ibom State FA Cup champions, thus winning the tournament for a record 13th time. First-half goals by David Onovo and substitute Franklin Matib gave Akwa United a healthy 2-0 lead before a consolatory goal by Edidiong Ezekiel just before the break reduced the […]

WE WERE WASTEFUL AGAINST MFM – COACH AYENI

Akwa United head Coach Ayodeji Ayeni says he is disappointed that his team dropped two points at home against MFM, stressing that his players were wasteful in front of goal. Relegation threatened side MFM forced title holders Akwa United to a goalless draw on match-day 31 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on […]

AKWA UTD RECORD 11TH WIN OF THE SEASON, MOVE UP TO 5TH ON THE LOG

Nigeria Professional Football League title holders Akwa United clinched their 11th win of the season following a hard fought 1-0 victory over Niger Tornadoes on match-day 29 at the Nest of Champions. Etim Mathew’s 82nd minute penalty secure all three points for the Promise Keepers and push them up to 5th on the log. The […]

AKWA UTD’S SIX-MATCH UNBEATEN RUN HALTED IN KATSINA

Akwa United’s unbeaten run of form under coach Ayodeji Ayeni came to an end at the Muhammadu Dikko stadium on Sunday, as Destiny Ashadi’s second half strike earned hosts Katsina United a slim 1-0 victory over the reigning Champions on match-day 26 of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League season. The Promise Keepers were undefeated […]