2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
14-9-14, 9th in Nigerian Professional League
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3yDami 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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3yDami 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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3yDami 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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3yDami 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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4yDami 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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4yKweséESPN

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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4yColin 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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4yColin 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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4yDami 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.

2020-21 Standings

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Akwa United3719144+3071
Nasarawa United3720512+1965
Kano Pillars3719711+1064
Rivers United FC3718910+1363
Enyimba3717128+663
Kwara United3718811+1762
Enugu Rangers3717812+1059
Lobi Stars3716714+355
Plateau United3714914+1251
Dakkada FC3715517-850
Katsina United3714716-449
MFM FC37121213-348
Heartland3712916-845
Abia Warriors37111115+444
Jigawa Stars37111016-1543
Wikki Tourists3711917-942
Sunshine Stars37101215-1242
Warri Wolves3711818-1441
Ifeanyi Ubah FC3781217-1836
Adamawa United3751022-3325