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Akwa United Edge Kwara United To Stay Unbeaten in 14 Matches

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Goals from Ubong Friday and Nasir Jubril help Akwa United on their way to a 2-1 win over Kwara United and puts them back on the top of the NPFL log.

Ubong Friday scored his first goal for Akwa United this season on his 18th appearance against Kwara United FC.

His last goal before today was against Wilki Tourist in February 2020, exactly 476 days ago.

Ubong Friday

Nasiru Jibril scored the second goal which is also his second Akwa United goal with a gorgeous left-footed finish after a drive by Ikechukwu Nwani who made the assist to make it 2-0.

Substitute Wasiu Alalade reduced the deficit for the visitors, as he taps in from a rebound in the 80th minute to set the tone for a tense ending.

Akwa United

The promise keepers held on for the win and now remain Unbeaten in their last 14 Matches in the NPFL. Their last loss in the league was against Nasarawa united on 14th February, which ended 2-1.

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