Nasawara United suffered their heaviest defeat in the Nigeria Professional Football League when they lost 6-1 to Akwa United on Thursday.
The Solid Miners had a day to forget as Akwa United tortured them all through the game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo.
The Promise Keepers were four goals up with 28 minutes and it became a matter of the numbers of the visitors would consider from there.
Akwa United’s captain Ubong Friday opened the floodgate in the 9th minute. Friday tapped in the ball after Nasawara United goalscorer Ibrahim Danlami spilled Bello Babatunde’s 25-yard free-kick.
Adam Yakubu doubled Akwa’s advantage in the 17th minute, thanks to assist from Bello Babatunde.
Wisdom Fernando then got the third for the home side following a scintillating solo run.
Wisdom Fernando however registered his brace six minutes later. He connected with a pass from Naibe Akpesiri.
Nasarawa reduced the deficit In the second half when King Osanga scored in the 54th minute, but they wasted no time resting all their four goals lead as Bello Babatunde the fifth goal for the heartland.
Franklin Matib completed the rout with the last goal in the 79th minute of the encounter.
Stats from the game:
Nasarawa United have now conceded 6 goals in a match for the first time ever in the NPFL. It [6-1] is also their biggest defeat ever in the league. Disunited.
Nasarawa United have now conceded 10 goals in their last 3 NPFL matches, equalling the same amount of goals they conceded in the 11 matches before. Switch.
Akwa United have now scored 6+ goals in an NPFL match for the first time in their history. Abundance.