2018 Season

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2018 Schedule
11-4-9, 5th in Nigerian Professional League
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102dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Akwa United close the gap on leaders

Michael Ibe's goal for 10-man Akwa United sealed a 1-0 away victory against Yobe Desert Stars on a weekend in which league leaders Lobi Stars lost.

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137dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top

Lobi Stars moved five points clear at the top of the NPFL table on Sunday thanks to a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.

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179dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

NPFL wrap: Top four remain unchanged

The title-favourites in the Nigeria Professional Football League failed to show the stuff of champions on match-day 14.

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228dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Top three on fire in NPFL

Title favourites Akwa United, Plateau United and Kano Pillars maintained their early season lead by scoring a combined 11 goals in a frantic match-day

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361dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Champions crash out of Aiteo Cup

Plateau United's hopes of a League and Cup 'double' went up in smoke on Sunday following a 4-2 aggregate defeat to Niger Tornadoes.

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365dKweséESPN

Plateau United stunned in Aiteo Cup

Recently crowned NPFL champions Plateau United were defeated away at Niger Tornadoes in their Aiteo Cup quarter-final first leg.

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378dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

NPFL Final Day: What to expect

A thrilling penultimate round of NPFL action has left various key storylines of the season unresolved ahead of the final day.

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378dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Plateau United on verge of history

Plateau United is on the verge of winning the NPFL title for the first time and become only the second club from Jos to be crowned champions.

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417dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Akwa lose ground on leaders Plateau

Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.