Nigeria Akwa United crowned Nigeria 2020/21 champions after thrashing MFM

Akwa United

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.

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Akwa Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel giving the trophy to the captain.
Akwa Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel giving the trophy to the captain.

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.


1 comment

  1. I’m happy about my Awka United
    Football club, of my beautiful State Awka Ibom. For fourth wins trophy
    I Celebrate them.keep it up. Awka United football club of Awka Ibom😋😄

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