NPFL Matchday 13: Akwa United maintain unbeaten run as Katsina United sink Plateau United to earn Rivers united a spot at the top(full results)

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Ubong Friday’s goal in the 30th minute was all it took Akwa United to continue their rich vein of form as they beat hard fighting Wikki Tourists 1-0 in a Nigeria Professional Football League encounter at the Godswill Akpabio stadium, Uyo on Wednesday.

A cagey encounter with no goalscoring opportunities created in the opening quarter came alive in the 30th minute as Etboy Akpan’s cross into the box was initially miscued by Akarandut Orok but fell nicely for Ubong Friday. The winger beat his marker before picking his spot to shoot the ball to the far post beyond the reach of the goalkeeper for the opener.

Akwa United head coach, Kennedy Boboye made only one change to the team that beat Jigawa Golden Stars 1-0 on Matchday 12in Kano. Paul Obata took the place of Aniekeme Asuquo in the starting 11.

His counterpart Garba Ibrahim also made a change to his starting 11 that played out a 1-1 draw at home to Katsina United in the last matchday as Ajala Olushola got a starting place ahead Saidu Abdullahi who started the game on the bench.

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