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Hon. Kwande hails Plateau United promotion

28 September 2015, 09:06

Abuja - The Rwang Pam Stadium will enjoy even more top flight Nigeria League action next season. While Giwa FC remains the only club offering Jos fans NPFL action this season, Plateau United have secured NPFL ticket and will make a come back next season. 

Member House Rep, Honourable Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande, representing Jos North/ Bassa Federal Constituency Plateau State, has expressed delight to see Plateau United back to the premiership.

Honourable Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande who is an executive member of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) couldn't hide his joy as he spoke to News24. Plateau United several attempt to make a comeback since the club relegated in 2010 hit the rocks as the Jos base team were always close but last day result has ensured that Plateau United will have to try again but finally promotion to the elite league came and this will give the home fans some bragging right; the one time Nigeria Federation Cup winner in 1999 secured the ticket with a 1-2 win on the road against Katsina Spotlite to beat closest rival, Adamawa United to the sole ticket in the group.

Also read: Fans attack match officials after TEAP FC 1-2 loss to Plateau Utd

While congratulating the entire Technical Crew, led by Coach Bitrus Bewarang and the people of the state for the patient and the support they have shown to their team while playing in the lower league, Hon Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande however assured the team, Plateau United of total support coming from the Executive Governor of the state Simon Lalong whom he said is a Sport loving Governor. 

"These is just the best gift the team can give to the Governor and the people of the state and I appreciate every effort that has been put up by everyone and all we need to do now is to see how the state will put up a very strong team in the Premier League for next season," said Hon Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande.

- News24


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