Akwa United will represent Nigeria in the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup competition
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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Round of 16 matches of this year’s AITEO Cup competition for men and women will take place across the country on Wednesday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Akwa United which currently sits third on the NPFL log is also nursing the ambition of winning the league title as an outsider.
Plateau United have now amassed 51 points from 28 matches this season.
Albert Dakup, the club’s spokesman on Saturday in Jos, said in a statement that the governor gave the assurance when he paid an unscheduled visit to the team’s training ground at the Rwang Pam Stadium Jos, on Friday.
Newman’s goal was Akwa United’s second in a 2-0 win over Katsina United, while Asiegbu’s strike was the first of his brace in a tight contest with league leaders, Plateau United, in which his club, Abia Warriors, triumphed 2-1.
Ubong’s strike against ABS FC of Ilorin was adjudged the best goal of the match day by online voters in a Nigeria Professional Football League poll
It would be recalled that he was attacked during their week 18 game against Akwa United in Kano, which they lost by 0-1
Dikko was clarifying the misconception contained in a letter to him by the President of the Nigeria Referees Association, Tade Azeez, which suggested that the LMC neglected to order compensation for the Match Officials assaulted at the Sani Abacha Stadium by some misguided fans after the Match Day 18 fixture between Kano Pillars and Akwa United
Lobi Stars currently occupy 12th spot on the NPFL log with 24 points from 18 matches
Currently ensconced in the relegation zone, the ‘Pride of Rivers’ have struggled to hit the heights of last season when they were regularly among the top hitters
The Enyimba winger was signed on loan by the five-time European champions in January for an initial six months, with the possibility of signing for an additional two years if he impresses at the club at the end of the current season
This was contained in a letter addressed to the Chairman of the club, Chief Emeka Inyama
The club’s Media Officer, Dimeji Oshode, who made the disclosure in a statement on Friday, said negotiations with the tactician broke down on Thursday evening
The club’s Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka, told newsmen on Monday that the team had since returned to their base for the final preparations for their league
Maikaba said: “Wikki has no cause to cry because we signed a contract to take the team to execute NPFL and possibly take it to qualify for continental ticket, which I did.
The decision by the club followed their one-nil defeat to Enyimba on Sunday night in the Nigeria Professional Football League on home turf, the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, also known as the Nest of Champions
The Belgian made the assertion during his team’s last session ahead of the match day 13 date with the two time African champions
This was despite the one nil away advantage the team took into the return leg of the match against Vita Club de Mokanda in Pointe-Noire, Congo at the Nest of Champions in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
The Charity Cup, which traditionally opens the season, is contested for by the champion team of the elite League and the winner of the Federation Cup