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NPFL: Coach Boboye disappointed as Akwa Utd end Plateau Utd’s unbeaten run

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NPFL: Coach Boboye disappointed as Akwa Utd end Plateau Utd's unbeaten run

The head coach of the Nigerian Professional Football league side Plateau United, Kennedy Boboye, aired his displeasure over his side’s defeat to Akwa United on Sunday night.

The League leaders suffered their first defeat of the season following a 2-1 loss against Akwa United in their matchday 8 fixture at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.

Goals from Christian Pyagbara and Alhassan Ibrahim gave the Uyo outfit their second win of the season, as their visitors could only make do with Chima Ndukwu’s consolation goal.

Boboye, who only joined the club in November last year from Abia Warriors, couldn’t have expected a defeat from the Promise Keepers and cried that his attackers were just not experimental in front of goal.

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“I know that one day our unbeaten run in the league will come to an end but not against Akwa United. I’m not really convinced and impressed with their performance in the clash.

“Our attackers were poor. If they had converted the chances at goal we would have even scored more goals.”

However, Plateau United, who maintained top spot in the table despite the defeat, will now play Niger Tornadoes in their matchday 9 NPFL fixture. And Boboye is optimistic of a better performance.

“We’ll get back home to be ready for the clash against Niger Tornadoes,” he concluded.

MATCH-DAY EIGHT RESULTS:
Akwa United 2 V 1 Plateau United
Niger Tornadoes 1 V 0 Enyimba
El-kanemi Warriors 3 V 0 Gombe United
Nasarawa United 3 V 1 Abia Warriors
Sunshine Stars 2 V 2 ABS FC
Lobi Stars 0 V 0 Katsina United

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