Akwa United Football Club is a Nigerian football club based in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State Nigeria. The club play in the first division of Nigerian football, the Nigeria Professional Football League. Godswill Akpabio International Stadium is the official home ground of the Akwa Ibom base side.
Akwa United anthem was written and composed by Mr. Joel Abel after getting approval from a Five-Man panel chaired by the Head of Music Department, University of Uyo Dr. Isaac Udoh.
AKWA UNITED ANTHEM
Verse 1.) Akwa United our darling team, Our Mighty team with courageous mind.
We celebrate our winning might, God’s power and strength we possess everyday.
Akwa United, Mighty United, winning our culture go for goal, we celebrate our winning might, God’s power and strength we possess everyday.
Verse 2.) With dedication and selflessness, We rise to serve with God’s strength and power.
Promise Keepers, our darling team, in love we stand to defend and to strike.
Nigeria Professional Football League
- Champions: 2020–21
Nigeria FA Cup
- Winners: 2015, 2017
Nigeria Super Cup
- Winners: 2015
Performances in CAF competitions
CAF Champions League
- 2021–22 – First round
CAF Confederation Cup
- 2016 – First round
- 2018 – Third round
Position Name Chairman Paul Bassey Team manager Emmanuel Udoh Secretary Omon Bassey Accountant Mary Akpaidiok Welfare officer Asuquo Samuel Media manager Mfon Patrick Cashier Idara Ekong Camp commandant Anietie Christo Davies
|Period||Kit manufacturer||Shirt sponsor|
Akwa United Head Coaches since 1997–1998 Nigeria football season
|2011–2012||Solomon Ogbeide||2011–12 NPFL|
|2012–2013||Patrick Udoh||2012–13 NPFL|
|2013–2014||Justin Tenger||2013–14 NPFL|
|2014–2015||Zachary Baraje||2014–15 NPFL|
|2015–2016||Maurice Cooreman||2015–16 NPFL|
|2016–2017||Abdullahi Maikaba||2016–17 NPFL|
|2017–2018||Abdullahi Maikaba||2017–18 NPFL|
|2018–2019||Rafael Everton||2018–19 NPFL|
|2019 –||John Obuh||2019–20 NPFL|
|2019 –||Kennedy Boboye||2019–20 NPFL|
2022– COACH AYODEJI AYENI