Akwa United Football Club of Uyo on Thursday morning edged Nordic Football Academy 2-0 in a Pre-season friendly game at the Nest of Champions, Uyo.
The Youthful Nordic Football Academy lads put in a gallant performance against their more experienced hosts Akwa United FC.
Akwa United FC led in the first 45 minutes following a own goal by the visitors who gave a good account of themselves.
The Nordic Academy lads passed on many goal scoring opportunities in the second half while playing free flowing and entertaining football.
Ayodeji Ayeni refreshed his team with substitutions and duly added a second goal to finish 2-0 victors over Nordic Football Academy.
Despite the loss, Nordic Football Academy owners Karl Hugo Pament and Emmanuel Amunike will be pleased with the display of the talented youngsters who gave the Promise Keepers a good test.
Worthy of mention is the performance of Nordic Football Academy shots-stopper Chukwu who made several saves to keep his team in the game.