Our confidence intact in Akwa Utd –Friday

After suffering a shock home defeat against Hawks FC of Gambia in the CAF Confederation Cup match on Sunday, Akwa United winger Ubong Friday has revealed that the confidence level of the team remains high as they look forward to all upcoming matches. Akwa United will be in action on Friday against MFM of Lagos in a rescheduled NPFL Match Day 8 fixture at the Agege Stadium. Friday who has scored two goals so far this season, said the team’s defeat to Hawks FC will not affect their league performance…

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Leaders Akwa Utd take on Wikki

    ●Rivers Utd, Go Round in local derby   Akwa United have shown that they are ready for business this season as the Nigeria Professional Football League 2018 season enters MatchDay 7. The Abdul Maikaba-led team started the season like a house on fire, getting results home and away with the latest, a 1-1 draw away to FC IfeanyiUbah during the week. The Aiteo Cup winner fought very hard last season before finishing fourth, and the coach of the team, Maikaba, revealed that the inability of his team to jell…

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Hawks of Gambia hit Uyo Feb 7 for Akwa Utd

Akwa United opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup, Hawks FC of the Gambia, will hit Uyo on Wednesday February 7 for their February 11 match billed for the Godswill Akpabio international Stadium. A letter signed by the Secretary General of the Club Sadibou Kamaso informed their host that an advance delegation would arrive Nigeria two days earlier, the main delegation comprising 18 players and nine officials will come into Lagos later on board A-Sky Airlines by15.05 pm. As per the rules of the competition for teams playing outside Lagos and…

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Governor slashes gate fees for Akwa Utd vs Rangers game

“We know it is match-of-the-week, we know it involves two of the biggest teams in the Nigeria professional league today, yet we are inviting Akwa Ibomites and lovers of football in the neighbour hood to turn-out en mass to watch the match for next to nothing.” Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Sir Monday Ebong Uko, told the media in Uyo yesterday that His Excellency Governor Udom Emmanuel has approved the drastic slashing of the gate takings for Sunday’s match to enable a mass turn out of fans…

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Akwa Utd, Enyimba, Rangers suffer fans attack

It was a harvest of attack in the Nigerian league as players and officials of Akwa United, Enyimba and Rangers suffered in the hands of local fans at the weekend. After their 1-0 away victory against Kano Pillars on Sunday, Akwa United players and officials were attacked by the fans of the home team leaving two players and the goalkeepers’ trainer injured. The fans went after the visiting team at the end of the game and it took the intervention of the police to save the situation with the players…

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NPFL: Kano Pillars suffer home defeat, MFM win big

  MFM FC are back at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League following their 3-0 win over El-Kanemi Warriors on Sunday at the Agege Stadium in Lagos. A dominant first half performance saw the Olukoya Boys scoring all their goals in the first period over the visiting team. Austine Ogunye got the curtain raiser in a 19th minute strike before Sikiru Olatunbosun doubled the lead in the 27th minute. MFM gave themselves a breather when they scored their third goal late in the first half through Stephen Odey…

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