2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
14-9-15, 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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4yDami 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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4yDami 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 Ladder

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Akwa United3819145+2971
Enyimba3818128+866
Kwara United3819811+2065
Nasarawa United3820513+1765
Kano Pillars3819712+964
Rivers United FC3818911+1263
Enugu Rangers3818812+1262
Lobi Stars3817714+458
Plateau United3814915+1051
MFM FC38131213-151
Dakkada FC3815518-1050
Katsina United3814717-749
Heartland3813916-748
Abia Warriors38121115+647
Wikki Tourists3812917-745
Sunshine Stars38111215-1145
Jigawa Stars38111017-1743
Warri Wolves3811819-1541
Ifeanyi Ubah FC3891217-1739
Adamawa United3851023-3525