Year Founded: 1996
City: Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
Nickname: The Promise Keepers
Home Ground: Godswill Akpabio International Stadium
Current Division: NPFL
Head Coach: Ayodeji Ayeni
Akwa United Football Club is a Nigerian football club based in Uyo. They play in the first division of Nigerian football, the Nigeria Professional Football League. Godswill Akpabio International Stadium is the club's home stadium. In the 2020-21 season, they won their first Nigerian top-flight title.
Ibom Stars Football Club as it's formerly called began its professional campaign in the1996/1997 Pro League season (the second-tier football league). Assam Assam was the Pioneer Chairman of the club while Coach Bernard Ogbe was the first Technical Adviser. The team played its home matches at the Uyo Township Stadium using Red colour jersey with White Jersey for its away games.
- NPFL Champions: 2020–21
- Nigeria FA Cup Winners: 2015, 2017
- Nigeria Super CupWinners: 2015
Akwa United was selected as a wildcard to participate in the Naija Super 8 tournament.