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NPFL: Rivers United’s Akuneto emerges top scorer

The Nigeria Professional Football League’s leading scorer this season is Rivers United forward Chijoke Akuneto.

KemiFilani gathered that Akuneto scored 19 goals in total for the season.

On the final day of the season, the striker scored the only goal as Rivers United defeated Gombe United 1-0 at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt.

Akuneto experienced double happiness as Rivers United won the championship for the first time in the club’s history.

With 16 goals combined, Yusuf Abdulazeez of Gombe United and Victor Mbaoma of Enyimba took second place.

Ishaq Rafiu and Valentine Odoh were tied for third place with 14 goals apiece after their performances.

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