Akwa ibom state home based club, Akwa United have clinched their first ever Nigeria Professional Football League title after thrashing MFM football club at the Uyo international stadium on Sunday evening.
Akwa United attacker, Charles Atshimene headed the home team in front from close range in the 24th minute.
The hosts doubled their advantage late in the first half when MFM’ Alimi Adebayo diverted Mfon Udoh’s cross into his own net leading to an own goal.
Udoh netted the third goal for Akwa United two minutes after the hour mark.
The visitors pulled a goal from the spot in the 68th minute through Michael Mbonu after Dennis Obasi was fouled inside the box.
Atshimene got his second and Akwa United’s fourth of the game five minutes from time.
The win today means the akwa United team top the Nigeria Professional football league standings with 71 points from 37 matches. As they clinch the 2020/2021 football season title which happens to be their first.