Reigning Nigeria Professional Football League Champions Akwa United will today host Nasarawa United in one of match-day 24 fixtures at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.
The crucial game will be the 19th meeting between Akwa United and Nasarawa United since 2013. In the previous 18 matches between the two teams, the Promise Keepers have enjoyed six (6) victories, seven(7) draws with five (5) loses.
Akwa United have hosted Nasarawa United nine (9) times in Uyo in the league, winning six (6) times while three (3) of those encounters ended in draws, meaning the Solid Miners of Lafia are without a win in their last nine visits.
The reigning Champions who are 7th on the log with 33 points from 23 games have recorded six (6) wins, four (4) draws and one (1) defeat in their last eleven (11) home games, scoring 15 goals while conceding eight (8).
Nasarawa United, 13th on the table with 29 points from 23 games have scored nine (9) and conceded twenty (20) goals in their eleven away games so far this season. They have suffered eight (8) defeats and managed three (3) draws on the road this season.
When both teams met in the first leg of this fixture in Lafia, it ended 2-0 in favour of Nasarawa United.
Akwa United are unbeaten in their last four games under new head Coach Ayodeji Ayeni ( 1W, 3D). Victory over Nasarawa United will move the Promise Keepers to sixth on the log with 14 games remaining before the end of the season.
Source: Akwa United Media Officer
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