Akwa United Thrash Wolves; Close In On First Title; Rangers Pip Pillars


Akwa United moved closer to a first Nigeria Professional Football League title following a comprehensive 3-0 win against Warri Wolves in Uyo on Wednesday, reports Completesports.com.

Charles Atshimene bagged a brace for the Promise Keepers, while Ubong Friday scored the other goal.

Akwa United top the standings with 63 points from 34 games.

Nasarawa United suffered a setback in their bid to win a first NPFL title after going down to a 3-2 defeat to Lobi Stars.

Nasarawa United twice led in the game with Silas Nwankwo scoring both goals but the hosts fought back on each occasion through Samuel Mathias.

Austine Ogunye netted the winning goal for Lobi Stars.

Nasarawa United remain in second position with 58 points from 34 matches.

Elsewhere, Kano Pillars title bid also suffered a hitch with the four-time champions going down to a 2-0 defeat against Rangers at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium.

Christian Nnaji put Rangers ahead in the fifth minute, while Esor Achibong added the second a minute…

Source: Complete Sports