Akwa United confronted Jigawa Golden Stars on the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna of their rescheduled NPFL Matchday 15 encounter because the league continues its midseason break. The sport ended 1-1 as each side settled for a degree apiece.
The match on the Ahmadu Bello Stadium was a low-key affair as each side didn’t correctly create openings to attain. The sport lastly got here to life within the 89th minute as Nasiru Jibril rifled residence an opener for the away facet with Ndifreke Effiong offering the help for the objective. Jigawa Golden Stars stole a degree on the demise as topscorer Samuel Stone scored from the penalty spot for his sixth objective this season within the NPFL.
The end result takes Akwa United to 34 factors, two behind Kwara United in first place. The Akwa Ibom-based facet are actually unbeaten of their final 9 matches within the league and have the longest present unbeaten streak.