Plateau United were crowned Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions on Saturday after a 2-0 win over Rangers at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos on the final day.
Second place MFM, who were hoping that results go their way ahead of the final day, lost 2-1 to El-Kanemi Warriors in Maiduguri to finish three points behind the champions.
Nonetheless, the Lagos side coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has congratulated the 19th winners of the NPFL for their achievement including coach Kennedy Boboye who guided the team to their first ever title.
“Congratulations to Plateau United for winning the league,” Ilechukwu was quoted on MFM’s official Twitter handle.
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“And to Boboye my good friend I say congratulations.”
The champions pocketed the N50 million prize money at stake.
However, both MFM and Plateau United will represent Nigeria in the CAF Champions League next season.
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