NPFL MATCHDAY 6: Akwa Starlets record win as neighbour Akwa United continue poor start to the season (full results)

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Isaac George scored his 4th goal of the season, a penalty against Warri Wolves to earn his side, Akwa Starlets another win as they continue their fine form in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

The team continues to win at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, this being their second of the campaign.

George scored in the 75th minute and it was enough.

The first half did see the host with a greater ball possession while Warri Wolves registered no attempt at goal.

The very first chance at goal for Akwa Starlets came midway into the first half, with a shot from Femi Ajayi on target but was pushed away for a corner by the Warri Wolves keeper, Ocheayi Richards.

In the 74th minute, Aniekan Ekpe won a penalty for the home team which was converted by Isaac George a minute later.

 

Plateau United and Kano Pillars battled to a 1-1 draw in the star fixture of Match Day 6 of the Nigeria Professional Football League yesterday at the New Jos Stadium.

 

The hosts maintained their unbeaten run in the NPFL, while Pillars are still searching for their first win of the campaign.

 

 

At the Akure Township Stadium, Silas Nwankwo netted the only goal for Sunshine Stars on the hour mark hand the Owena Waves all 3 points while leaving the Promise Keepers without a win this season. 

 

Elsewhere, 

 

At the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Abia Warriors halted Rivers United's attempt to go on a 3-match winning streak as both sides shared the spoils in a 0-0 draw yesterday.

 

 

NPFL RESULTS

 

Wikki Tourist F.C. 1 - 0 Heartland F.C

 

Plateau United 0 - 0 Kano Pillars F.C

 

Rivers United 0 - 0 Abia Warriors

 

Akwa Starlets F.C 1 - 0 Warri Wolves FC

 

Adamawa United 4 - 0 Katsina United

 

Nasarawa United F.C 0 - 1 Delta Force

 

Sunshine Stars F.C 1 - 0 Akwa United

 

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