Plateau United FC Emerge 2016/2017 NPFL Champions

Plateau United FC have emerged the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions after defeating Enugu Rangers 2-0 at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos. Plateau United also pocketed 50 million having finished as champions.

Plateau United FC finished with 66 points from 38 fixtures, finishing four points ahead of second-placed MFM FC.

The Kennedy Boboye tutored side’s championship victory is their first ever league title and the 19th Nigeria league champions.

Plateau United FC will represent Nigeria in next year’s CAF Champions League along with runners-up MFM FC, who lost 2-1 at El Kanemi Warriors.

Seven-time champions Enyimba finished third spot after a 1-0 success over Katsina United.

Akwa United ended up in fourth place.

Anthony Okpotu finished the season as NPFL top scorer.

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