Akwa United Wins 2020/2021 NPFL Title

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Akwa United have been topped champions for the 2020/2021 NPFL on August 1, 2021.


Akwa United have been topped champions of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season after producing a outstanding 5-2 victory over MFM FC in Uyo on matchday 37 in Uyo.

Charles Atshimene capped a wonderful efficiency with a hat-trick and improved his objectives depend to 18 this season. Akwa United confirmed their intention to win the league after recorded the longest unbeaten run of 18 video games.

The Promise Keepers have additionally stored the most-clean sheets this marketing campaign.

This is the primary time the Promise Keepers will likely be successful the NPFL title for the reason that membership was established 25 years once more. But it’s the second time coach Kennedy Boboye will likely be successful the trophy, he additionally led Plateau United to win their first league title in 2017.

MFM got here to Uyo in wonderful kind after FC Ifeanyi Ubah 0-2 in Enugu in a rescheduled fixture to consolidate their place on the league desk. A win over Akwa United in Uyo would have one they’ll relish however they knew it was an virtually unattainable job.

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23 minutes into the match, man on hearth, Charles Atshimene gained an aerial battle and despatched his header into the again of the online to present the hosts the lead.

With spectators on the Nest of Champions singing, dancing and hailing their crew, the Promise Keepers got here out searching for extra objectives. They mounted strain on the guests and drive in an personal purpose simply earlier than half-time. Samuel Amadi’s effort was despatched into the online by Ubukama Peter after good strain by Charles Atshimene.

Akwa United took a 2-0 lead into the break.

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Supporters of the Akwa United FC cheer the gamers on.


When motion resumed, Mfon Udoh scored the third purpose with a shocking end after work by Ubong Friday. That was Udoh’s eighth purpose of the season. But the hopes of maintaining a clear sheet had been dashed within the 67th minute when the Olukoya Boys had been awarded a penalty. Michael Mbonu despatched goalkeeper Efala the fallacious method and scored.

Akwa United got here out for extra objectives. Substitute, Wisdom Fernando made rapid affect sending in a wonderful cross for Atshimene to attain his second purpose of the encounter. MFM pulled one again earlier than the previous Warri Wolves striker sealed his hat-trick.

A seven-goal thriller and a maiden league title was high quality soccer expertise for spectators on the Godswill Akpabio Stadium who’ve ready for at the present time since 1997.

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