A lone goal from Mfon Udoh was all Akwa United needed to secure a win over Yobe Desert Stars in their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game on Thursday.
The win in the match-day seven clash was their second in the NPFL and Mfon’s third strike this term.
In another NPFL encounter, Enyimba fell 2-1 to Wikki Tourists in Jos with Abdulrahmam Bashir giving the Peoples Elephant the lead.
However, Abba Umar struck a brace in the 28th and 48th minutes to hand his side the three points at stake.
Nasarawa United outscored Plateau United 2-1 in another NPFL tie while in Minna, Niger Tornadoes got a slim 1-0 win against Sunshine Stars.
Awwal Tanko scored the crucial goal in the 13th minute of the match to hand Nasarawa United their first victory this season.