NPFL: Akwa United overrun Rivers United 3-0


By Isaiah Eka

Akwa United put up a convincing performance on Sunday to record a resounding 3-0 victory over visiting Rivers United of Port Harcourt in a 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture.

The victory at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo in this Match Day 13 fixture took Akwa United FC to fifth place on the NPFL table.

A first half goal by striker Mfon Udoh and two second half goals by striker Charles Atshimene and midfielder Morice Chukwu saw the Promise Keepers continue their impressive home run.

They have now won five and drawn two of their seven home games, and also picked up one win and two draws away from home so far this season.

The victory over Rivers United moves Akwa United to 22 points from 13 games having scored 16 goals and let in nine.

Boboye made just one change to the starting line-up of the team which drew in Aba, with Udoh given the nod to start after recovering from illness while Ubong Essien started on…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria