Akwa United Beat Yobe Estrellas in Group B Opening – News Block

Akwa United started their Naija Super 8 campaign off to a winning start after beating Yobe Stars 2-1 in the Group B opener at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos on Saturday.

Chukwuebuka Anthony gave Akwa United the lead in the 33rd minute with a powerful header from a James Ajako corner.

In minute 42 Cyril Olisema made it 2-0 with an exquisite shot from outside the area.

Ten minutes into the second half, Yobe Stars came from behind after a superb free-kick from Emmanuel James.

The second match of Group B will see Rivers United take on Lobi Stars.

In the first game of the week-long tournament on Friday, Remo defeated Enyimba 2-1.

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