AKWA UTD PLAYERS CERTIFIED MEDICALLY FIT FOR NEW FOOTBALL SEASON

All registered Akwa United players for the 2022/23 Nigeria Professional Football League season have been certified medically fit to play when the new campaign kicks off. The players underwent routine medical examination in Uyo and they have all been confirmed to be in sound health condition. According to the team’s head of medical department Doctor […]

EKET BUBBLES AS AKWA UTD TARGET VICTORIOUS OUTING AT THE NEW STADIUM

A football encounter between host Akwa United and visitors Katsina Utd on Friday September 30 will headline the official commissioning of the newly constructed 18,000 sitting capacity Eket Stadium as part of activities to mark the 35th anniversary celebration of Akwa Ibom and seven years of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s administration in the state. Nigeria’s most […]

AKWA UTD RESUME PRE-SEASON TRAINING IN UYO

By MFON PATRICK   Having enjoyed three weeks end-of-season break, players and technical officials of Akwa United Football club have officially resumed pre-season training ahead of next football season. Players and officials of the club return to the team’s camp in Uyo on Sunday and trained on Monday and Tuesday morning at the Akwa Ibom […]

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 […]

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 […]

OUR TARGET IS TO FINISH STRONG – COACH AYENI

Head coach of Akwa United Ayodeji Ayeni says his team’s target is to finish the current Nigeria Professional Football League season on a strong footing, adding that the remaining four matches will be instrumental in achieving the club’s ambition this season. Speaking with the club’s official website www.akwaunitedfc.com, ahead of NPFL Match-day 35 against 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 […]

AKWA UTD BATTLE DAKKADA FOR FA CUP GLORY

Twelve-time Akwa Ibom State FA Cup champions, Akwa United will aim to lift the trophy for a record 13th time when they engage fellow Nigeria Professional Football League side Dakkada FC in the 2022 final of the state FA Cup slated for Friday 17th June, 2022 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. Akwa […]

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 MOURN MAURICE COOREMAN

Akwa United Football Club received with great shock the news of the sudden demise of its former coach Maurice Cooreman who passed on at the age of 79 in Belgium. Chairman of Akwa United Elder Paul Bassey described late Maurice Cooreman as an experienced, passionate and dynamic coach who distinguished himself as a good ambassador […]