Here's what we know about the Kwara United - Abia Warriors match:

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Competition: Nigeria Npfl
Competition: Wed 24.February
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)

Only a win will satisfy the Kwara United supporters in this clash with Abia Warriors, having a healthy lead on the opposition in the Npfl table.

Insights:
  • Kwara United has the most scored goals in the second half (10) in Npfl
  • Abia Warriors have yet to win a game away.

It's no vacation for neither Kwara nor Abia Warriors as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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Kwara United form and stats

4 victories, 1 draw and 0 defeats. That’s what Kwara United have to build on here in the Npfl. Ever since the Akwa United game Kwara has been unbeatable here producing four straight wins.

The fans are hoping that Kwara United will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-1 away loss in the Npfl game against Enugu Rangers (placed 5th). Before that, Kwara had a home game versus Akwa Starlets which ended with a victory 3-0.

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Kwara, as the Npfl home game vs Warri Wolves is only four days away.

Kwara United have proved capable of finding the net in their games here with 8 goals in 5 league matches. Defensively Kwara United have been outstanding, conceding less than half a goal on average per home game in the league (2 in 5 games). For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Abia Warriors form and stats

0 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. That’s the product of Abia Warriors playing as the away team in the Npfl this season.

Warriors had fun at their own home last time out, beating Warri Wolves 4-1. That result followed a home victory 1-0 versus Enugu Rangers.

After this away game Abia Warriors return home for a Npfl game against Wikki Tourist. That game is only four sleeps after this.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Warriors as they have only managed to score 3 times from 5 away games in the league. As opposed to that, Warriors have seen the ball go into their own net 6 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last four matches): Kwara United two wins, zero draws and Abia Warriors two victories. As for goals, zero matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four games had two or less.

Kwara United missing players

Abia Warriors missing players

Kwara United Abia Warriors
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
11 5 1 Played P 2 5 11
6 4 1 Won W 0 0 3
3 1 0 Drew D 0 2 3
2 0 0 Lost L 2 3 5
12 8 1 Scored S 1 3 13
7 2 0 Conceded C 3 6 12
82% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 80% 82%
55% 60% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 60% 55%
36% 40% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 40% 45%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 27%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 18%
27% 40% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 60% 55%
55% 60% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 27%
36% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 40% 36%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.5 1.6 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 1.8 1.2
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
8.3 8.8 8 Shots (avg) S ( 6.5 4 8.9
2.9 3.2 1 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 1.8 3.3
34% 50% 100% Goal Efficiency G E 17% 14% 33%
Key stats in Npfl this season:
  • Abia Warriors have yet to win a game away.
  • Kwara United has the most scored goals in the second half (10) in Npfl
  • Kwara United have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Kwara United have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Kwara United have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Kwara United have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Abia Warriors have scored away.
  • Kwara United have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Kwara United haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Rivers United 10 7 0 3 13 5 6 6 0 0 11 1 4 1 0 3 2 4 8 21
2 Kwara United 11 6 3 2 12 7 5 4 1 0 8 2 6 2 2 2 4 5 5 21
3 Enyimba 10 7 0 3 11 8 5 5 0 0 7 2 5 2 0 3 4 6 3 21
4 Kano Pillars 11 6 2 3 11 6 5 5 0 0 7 0 6 1 2 3 4 6 5 20
5 Enugu Rangers 11 6 2 3 11 7 6 5 1 0 8 1 5 1 1 3 3 6 4 20
6 Akwa United 11 5 3 3 12 8 6 4 2 0 8 2 5 1 1 3 4 6 4 18
7 Nasarawa United 11 5 2 4 11 11 5 3 1 1 7 5 6 2 1 3 4 6 0 17
8 Lobi Stars 11 4 4 3 10 8 6 4 2 0 7 1 5 0 2 3 3 7 2 16
9 Jigawa Golden Stars 11 5 1 5 9 10 6 4 1 1 5 2 5 1 0 4 4 8 -1 16
10 Sunshine Stars 11 4 3 4 12 13 6 3 2 1 9 6 5 1 1 3 3 7 -1 15
11 Heartland 11 4 2 5 15 17 5 3 1 1 8 4 6 1 1 4 7 13 -2 14
12 Akwa Starlets 10 4 2 4 10 13 5 3 1 1 8 5 5 1 1 3 2 8 -3 14
13 Wikki Tourist 10 3 4 3 7 5 5 3 2 0 5 0 5 0 2 3 2 5 2 13
14 MFM 11 3 4 4 8 9 6 3 2 1 7 4 5 0 2 3 1 5 -1 13
15 Katsina United 11 4 1 6 8 16 5 4 1 0 8 3 6 0 0 6 0 13 -8 13
16 Abia Warriors 11 3 3 5 13 12 6 3 1 2 10 6 5 0 2 3 3 6 1 12
17 Ifeanyi Uba 11 3 3 5 9 9 6 3 1 2 6 3 5 0 2 3 3 6 0 12
18 Plateau United 10 3 2 5 8 7 4 3 0 1 7 2 6 0 2 4 1 5 1 11
19 Warri Wolves 10 3 0 7 8 15 4 3 0 1 6 2 6 0 0 6 2 13 -7 9
20 Adamawa United 11 0 3 8 3 15 5 0 3 2 3 5 6 0 0 6 0 10 -12 3

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The Nigerian Professional Fotball League (NPFL) is the highest level of football in Nigeria. It has earlier been known as the Nigerian Premier League, Nigerian Premiership, Nigerian Professional League and other names. It currently holds two divisions each with twelve teams. The top three teams in each division qualify for a championship playoff.