Akwa United claimed their first ever Nigeria Professional Football League trophy after trouncing Mountain of Fire and Miracles FC 5-2 on Sunday afternoon in the league’s penultimate matchday.
The Promise Keepers have written their name into the history book of Nigerian football with this league triumph.
Charles Atshimene was the main threat for the opponents as he scored a hat-trick (24′ 87′) and in the additoional time.
Michael Mbonu and Dennis Obasi’s goal could not help Mountain of Fire and Miracles FC as their teammate Mfon Udoh scored an own goal in the 43rd minute.
This is the fourth trophy of Akwa United’s 25-year history after their 2 FA Cups in 2015 and 2017 and the Nigeria Super Cup in 2016.
The Promise Keepers will be in CAF Champions league next season.