FIFA celebrates Nigerian champions
NPFL By: Linus Onyeze | 13/09/2017
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State lifts the trophy after Platau United emerged Nigerian champions over the weekend.FIFA President Gianni Infantino has felicitated with the players, technical crew, management, backroom staff and supporters of Plateau United FC of Jos over the club’s emergence on Saturday as new champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League. The Jos –based club defeated last season’s champions Enugu Rangers 2-0 to amass 66 points and scoop their first –ever Nigerian championship in front of delirious home fans at the Rwang Pam Stadium.Read also: Super Eagles & ex-Inter Milan star joins South African clubIn his letter dated 12 September 2017 and addressed to President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the FIFA supremo wrote: “Plateau United are the 2017 champions of Nigeria. It gives me great pleasure to send my warmest congratulations to Plateau United for their first –ever championship title!