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 […]

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 […]

AKWA UTD U-15 TEAM GET ‘THANK YOU’ RECEPTION

MFON PATRICK For flying the Akwa Utd flag high at the just concluded 2021 NPFL/LALIGA U-15 championship in Enugu, Akwa Utd U-15 team have received a massive pat on the back for their impressive performance. The State Commissioner for youth and sports Sir Monday Ebong Uko was all praise for the young lads who narrowly […]

NPFL: BOBOYE BANKS ON PROFESSIONALISM, WANTS HIS PLAYERS TO BE MORE PROLIFIC

MFON PATRICK Head coach of Akwa United Kennedy Boboye has encouraged his players not to be perturbed by their goalless draw with Enugu Rangers on Match-day 22 but to channel their focus and energy towards getting a positive result against Abia Warriors on Thursday in Okigwe. Coach Boboye gave the charge shortly before evening training […]

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 […]

NDIFREKE, GBADEBO TWO OTHERS RECEIVE BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD

MFON PATRICK Four Akwa United players; striker Ndifreke Effiong, defender Sampson Gbadebo, goalkeeper Adewale Adeyinka and midfielder Seth Mayi have been presented with Coach Kennedy Boboye’s Award of Excellence for best performance following their superlative display in the first stanza of the 2020/2021 NPFL season. The four players were voted as best performing players in […]

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, […]