UPDATED: Rivers United are Nigerian League champions after Plateau United’s defeat - Premium Times Nigeria

26/06/2022 9:08:00 AM

Plateau United have lost their last five away games.

UPDATED: Rivers United are Nigerian League champions after Plateau United’s defeat

Plateau United have lost their last five away games.

on Saturday in Uyo, with new Super Eagles gaffer, Jose Peseiro, in the crowd. The result means league leaders Rivers United are NPFL champions, with three games to go.Plateau United’s loss means they will finish behind Rivers United as the Port-Harcourt team now leads with an unassailable 10 points. The Stanley Eguma-led team has 71 points to Plateau United’s 61.

Loss in UyoThe Fidelis Ilechukwu-coached Plateau United had been on the trail of the league leaders Rivers United for a long time but they failed to keep up the chase after David Onovo’s strike and Leo Ezekiel’s last-minute winner rendered Jesse Akila’s equaliser in the early minute of the second half of no consequence.

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