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10-Man Akwa Pip Nasarawa United To Move Up

. Akwa United players celebrate

Aiteo Cup champions, Akwa United FC defeated visiting Nasarawa United FC 1-0 in the rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash decided at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Monday in Uyo.

 Striker Adeshina Gata scored the only goal that made the difference for the Promise Keepers nine minutes into the game as they climbed to third position in the ongoing domestic season.
Late in the game, Akwa United star, Ubong Friday was sent off for stamping on Abdullahi in the added minutes of the game, thereby finishing the game with 10-men in the epic home encounter to the Solid Miners.
The victory is Akwa’s sixth win of the season as they moved from their previous eighth position to third on the log with 19 points from 10 games, thereby having two games in hand.


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