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Leaders Akwa remain unbeaten

07 April 2014, 14:26

Abuja - Glo Premier League leaders Akwa United remained unbeaten in the five-week old championship after they beat Nembe City 2-0 at home on Sunday.

Coach Patrick Udoh's side now have 11 points from five games after Ukeme Davies and Ubong Ekpai grabbed the goals for the home team in Uyo.

Ekpai said he was thrilled with his contribution and hopes for more victories in the league.

"I am so excited to score in the match, above all the victory is very important and that I cherish most," Ekpai said.

“I am looking forward to more goals and victories as the league progresses."

In Umuahia, champions Kano Pillars held hosts Abia Warriors to a 0-0 draw.

Kano Pillars now have five points from four matches, while Abia Warriors have six points from four games.

Abia Warriors still basking in the euphoria of their 1-0 win at Enyimba could not break the Kano Pillars wall of the defence marshalled by Kingsley Udoh and Umar Zango, with Theophilus Afelokhai making some big saves.

In Ibadan, Crown FC defeated Gombe United 1-0. Francis Nnedum scored in the 36th minute with a header off Bode Daniel's cross.

Crown now have nine points from five games.

Newly-promoted FC Taraba recorded the biggest result of the week after they shocked Enyimba 1-0 in Jalingo.

Taraba have now won all three home matches.

They now have nine points from four matches, while Enyimba have four points from four matches.

Sunshine Stars held Enugu Rangers 0-0 in Enugu and Heartland were forced to their third straight home draw this season as Nasarawa held them to a goalless draw.

- Kick Off Nigeria

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