Plateau United defeat Rangers to top Nigeria Professional Football League table

Plateau United Football Club of Jos yesterday defeated visiting Rangers International of Enugu 1-0 in a rescheduled Matchday 9 match of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). With the victory, the NPFL reigning champions climbed to the top of the NPFL table with 18 points. Chizoba Amafule, new signing from Abia Warriors, gave Plateau United the lead in the 83rd minute, when he headed in after a lob by Ingbede. Ranger’s keeper, Thomas was beaten to the far right for the lone goal that took the champions to the top of the table.

After the match, Rangers Chief Coach, Gbenga Ogunbote said that his side was unlucky to go home without at least a point, while Plateau United Chief Coach, Kennedy Boboye, said that his side played against a very technical team and was happy that they got the three points.