Akwa United United defeated Rivers United in one of the matchday nine fixtures of the 2019/2020 Nigeria professional football league.
The promise keep got to a flying start under new manager Kennedy Boboye who was drafted in as a replacement for John Obuh who resigned his appointment of Monday.
Akwa United settled into the game quickly and drew the first blood , when Akarandut Orok scored in the tenth minutes.
Rivers United were on the back foot for most of the first twenty minutes, but scored from the first real opportunity of game.
Ngouan Konan got the equaliser for the visitors to send coach Stanley Eguma into ecstasy.
After the resumption, Akwa came all out to search for the winner , but Rivers United were resolute at the back , defending for their lives.
When it seems both side will share the spoils , Samson Gbadebo cane up with a spectacular finish in last minute of added time.
The win is Akwa United’s second of the season.
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