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NPFL: Akwa United crowned champions after MFM win

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Akwa United have been crowned champions of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, following their 5-2 win over MFM FC on Sunday.

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The Promise Keepers have secured the title with one round of fixture left.

Charles Atshimene netted a hat-trick as the hosts crushed the Olukoya Boys, who have failed to win in eight games away from home.

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The thrilling game sealed Akwa United’s position at the top of the NPFL table with 71 points after 37 matches.

They are now nine points ahead of second-placed Nasarawa United, who take on Enugu Rangers on Monday.

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The triumph secured the Promise Keepers’ first-ever top-flight crown in their 25-year history and it is added to their trophy cabinet which has two FA Cups (2015 and 2017) and the Nigeria Super Cup (2016).

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