NPFL: Katsina United end Akwa United’s 18-game unbeaten run at home
Katsina United defeated Akwa United 1-0 to end their 18-game unbeaten streak in the Nigeria Professional Football League on Sunday.
Samuel Kalu’s 15th-minute goal from the penalty spot separated the teams in Katsina as Kennedy Boboye’s men suffered their fourth league loss of the season.
Prior to the trip to the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium, Akwa United defeated bottom-placed Adamawa United 2-0 and they are still sat at the top of the league table despite Sunday’s setback.
They have 53 points after 29 matches while Nasarawa United and Kano Pillars trail in the second and third spots, respectively with 52 points each.
At the Lafia Township Stadium, Nasarawa United grabbed a 2-1 win over Rivers United.
Chigozi Obasi opened the scoring in the 22nd minute and Tochukwu Udeh doubled the hosts’ lead on the hour-mark.