OKAFOR, FRIDAY SECURE MAXIMUM POINTS FOR AKWA UTD

MFON PATRICK Reigning NPFL champions Akwa United strolled to a comfortable 2-0 win over Katsina United and improve their standing to second on the log with ten points from six games. First half strike by defender Charles Okafor and a second half goal by captain Ubong Friday sealed a routine victory for the champions on […]

AKWA UTD MISS CHANCE TO GO TOP, SUFFER FIRST DEFEAT OF THE SEASON

  Nigeria Professional Football League reigning Champions Akwa United missed out on the chance to move to the top of the log following a 2-0 defeat in Lafia to Nasarawa United on match-day 4. Hoping to build on their impressive start to the new season in which they have recorded two wins and a draw, […]

AKWA UTD REGISTER A SLIM WIN TO END THE YEAR ON A HIGH

MFON PATRICK Ubong Friday scored an 80th minute penalty against Gombe United on match-day 3 of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League season and helped his team record their second win of the new season as they end the year 2021 undefeated at the Nest of Champions. The defending Champions began the defense of their […]

AKWA UTD BEGIN TITLE DEFENCE IN STYLE, CRUMBLE PILLARS IN UYO

MFON PATRICK   Nigeria Professional Football League Champions Akwa United began their title defence with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Kano Pillars on match-day 1 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Sunday.   The Promise Keepers took the lead in first-half stoppage time through Ezekiel Bassey who bundled in Stephen Chukwude’s flick-on […]

AKWA UNITED CLINCH FIRST EVER NPFL TITLE AFTER COMPREHENSIVE WIN OVER MFM

Akwa United Football Club clinched their first ever Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title following a thrilling 5-2 win over MFM FC of Lagos at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Sunday. A hat-trick from red-hot striker Charles Atshimene, Mfon Udoh’s spectacular strike and an own goal by Alimi Adebayo sealed the win […]

AKWA UTD CLOSE IN ON NPFL TITLE, THRASH JIGAWA GOLDEN STARS 3-0

MFON PATRICK Akwa United improved their chances of winning the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League title with an emphatic 3-0 thumping of Jigawa Golden Stars on match-day 35 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Sunday. First-half goal by assistant captain Ubong Friday and two second-half goals by Charles Atshimene and Wisdom Fernando […]

NPFL: ATSHIMENE, UDOH ON TARGET AS AKWA UTD WIDENS GAP ON TOP OF THE LOG

MFON PATRICK Akwa United’s impressive run of form continued on Match-day 28 with a convincing 2-0 victory over struggling Adamawa United. The win helped the two-time Federation Cup Champions to open a four-point gap at the summit of the NPFL log. The game which was decided at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on […]

AKWA UTD PLUCK VITAL POINT IN BAUCHI, SET NEW NPFL RECORD

MFON PATRICK Akwa United’s blistering form in the 2020/2021 NPFL season continued at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi on Sunday as they played out a thrilling 2-2 draw with hosts Wikki Tourists, thus becoming the first team in the history of top flight football in Nigeria to go unbeaten in 15 straight matches in […]

NPFL: AKWA UTD RETURN TO THE TOP, EXTEND UNBEATEN RUN TO 14 MATCHES

MFON PATRICK Two-time Federation Cup Champions Akwa United returned to the pinnacle of the Nigeria Professional Football League standings with a 2-1 victory over Kwara United on Match-day 24 of the season and further extend their unbeaten run to 14 matches in the league. Goals by assistant captain Ubong Friday and mid-season signing Nasiru Jibril […]

WE WERE UNLUCKY AGAINST RANGERS _BOBOYE

MFON PATRICK Head Coach of Akwa United Kennedy Boboye has described his team’s goalless draw with Enugu Rangers as disappointing and explained that they were unlucky not to have won the Match-day 22 game which was decided at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium In Uyo on Monday afternoon. Despite the goalless draw at home with […]