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 […]

AKWA UTD EXTENDS UNBEATEN RUN AS ATSHIMENE’S DOUBLE SINK DAKKADA

MFON PATRICK Akwa United recorded their 11th victory of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season on Sunday with a 0-2 away win over neighbours Dakkada FC on Match-day 21 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. Striker Charles Atshimene scored both goals in either half of the match – his 5th and 6th […]

NPFL: AKWA UTD ZOOM TO THE TOP, DIM STARS IN UYO

MFON PATRICK Akwa United moved top of the Nigeria Professional Football League table for the first time this season on Sunday courtesy of their 2-1 victory over Sunshine Stars, and the result extended their unbeaten run to ten matches on Match-day 20 at the Nest of Champions in Uyo. A goal in each half by […]

NPFL: AKWA UTD EXTEND UNBEATEN RUN TO NINE, CLOSE THE GAP ON JOINT-LEADERS

MFON PATRICK Akwa United Football Club continued their impressive run of form in the Nigeria Professional Football League and extended their unbeaten run to nine matches following a 1-1 draw with Jigawa Golden Stars at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna in a reschduled NPFL Match-day 15 game, as they move to within two points […]

NPFL: AKWA UTD MOVE TOP OF THE LEAGUE AFTER GOALLESS DRAW IN LAGOS

MFON PATRICK Akwa United Football Club are top of the Nigeria Professional Football League for the first time this season after being held to a goalless draw by hosts Sunshine Stars on Match-day 19 at the Agege Stadium in Lagos on Saturday afternoon. With 33 points from 18 games, and with a game in hand, […]

AKWA UTD SINK LOBI STARS TO EXTEND UNBEATEN RUN

MFON PATRICK Akwa United continued their impressive run of form on Match-day 18 of the Nigeria Professional Football League with a resounding 3-0 victory over Lobi Stars of Makrudi to extend their unbeaten run to seven matches. Three first half goals, two by Mfon Udoh and one by Ikechukwu Nwani capped a superlative performance by […]