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Plateau United are the new champions of the Nigeria Proffesional Football League (NPFL) following their 2-0 win over Enugu Rangers at Rwang Pam Stadium.

The Peace Boys secured their first title since the club was founded in 1975 after gathering 66 points from 38 matches to become 19th Nigeria league champions.

The Kennedy Boboye tutored side scored their goals through Emeka Umeh and second half subsitute Benjamin Turns to pocket N50million.

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

Speaking after the match,Plateau coach Booboye said , “It is an amazing feeling and I am so happy for everyone at Plateau United, we have waited for long and I am honoured to be part of this history.

“The team worked so hard for this, nobody believed we could do it this season but here we are as the NPFL champions.

“We have to raise our heads high,we survived a difficult hurdle and we are happy to be champions.”

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