NPFL LA/LIGA U-15: Akwa United FC safe comeback over Sunshine Stars in Group B opener


Akwa United FC U-15 secured a comeback win over Sunshine Stars U-15 within the opening group B sport of the 2023 NPFL LA/Liga U-15 Guarantees match.

Sunshine Stars U-15 boys opened the scoring by way of a thirteenth minute penalty following a foul within the Akwa United FC penalty space.

That lead was clipped within the twenty second minute when Akanimo Johnson scored to tug the Promise Keepers Juniors stage.

Jiffy later, the comeback was full as Daniel Mendie scored to place Akwa United FC 2-1 up earlier than the half-time break.

Each groups toiled in useless seek for targets within the second half and so on the blast of the referees whistle for full-time, it was the Coach Edward Edemekong tutored Akwa United FC U-15 who walked away with a 2-1 victory over Sunshine Stars U-15.

Akwa United FC’s Daniel Mendie was named Participant of the match.

Daniel Mendie with the NPFL LA/Liga U-15 player of the match award.
Daniel Mendie with the NPFL LA/Liga U-15 participant of the match award.

In a associated improvement, former Akwa United FC and now Remo Stars Midfielder Aniekeme Okon paid a go to to the the Akwa United lads earlier than kick-off In Ikenne.

Aniekeme SportsRation gathered made a fifty thousand naira pledge to the lads as motivation to get a win vs Sunshine Stars.

The 2023 NPFL LA/Liga U-15 Championship kicked off on Thursday April 13, 2023 on the Remo Stars Stadium, Ikenne Ogun State.

Defending Champions Remo Stars Sports activities Membership defeated Lobi Stars 3-2 within the opening sport.



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