Plateau United

Plateau United

2nd in Nigerian Professional League

Akwa United close the gap on league leaders Akwa United close the gap on league leaders

Michael Ibe's goal for 10-man Akwa United sealed a 1-0 away victory against Yobe Desert Stars on a weekend in which league leaders Lobi Stars lost.

Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top

Lobi Stars moved five points clear at the top of the NPFL table on Sunday thanks to a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.

Plateau United-USM Alger bribery mystery no nearer to being solved Plateau United-USM Alger bribery mystery no nearer to being solved

South African referee Victor Gomes has told SAFA that he was offered $30,000 to fix the result of the CAF Confederation Cup first leg.

NPFL wrap: Top four remain unchanged NPFL wrap: Top four remain unchanged

The title-favourites in the Nigeria Professional Football League failed to show the stuff of champions on match-day 14.

Boboye backs Plateau United to overcome Etoile du Sahel deficit Boboye backs Plateau United to overcome Etoile du Sahel deficit

Kennedy Boboye has backed his team to reach the group stage of the CAF Champions League despite losing their First Round first leg 4-2 on Tuesday.

CAF Champions League: Ahly smash Mounana, Plateau stay alive CAF Champions League: Ahly smash Mounana, Plateau stay alive

Al Ahly began their latest quest to conquer the continent in emphatic fashion as they beat CF Mounana of Gabon 4-0 on Tuesday.

Plateau United move clear with Enugu Rangers win Plateau United move clear with Enugu Rangers win

Plateau United moved to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League standings by defeating Enugu Rangers 1-0 on Wednesday.

NPFL big guns prepare for midweek clashes NPFL big guns prepare for midweek clashes

Nigeria's continental representatives return to domestic action with some mouth-watering midweek games.

Nigerian clubs progress in CAF competitions Nigerian clubs progress in CAF competitions

Plateau United, MFM FC and Akwa United all secured wins in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup on Wednesday.

Eding Sport accuse referee of Plateau United bias in CAF Champions League defeat Eding Sport accuse referee of Plateau United bias in CAF Champions League defeat

A source from Eding Sport has told KweséESPN that he believes his side were treated unfairly in their 3-0 Preliminary Round defeat

Top three on fire in NPFL Top three on fire in NPFL

Title favourites Akwa United, Plateau United and Kano Pillars maintained their early season lead by scoring a combined 11 goals in a frantic match-day

NPFL clubs and consequences of transfer madness NPFL clubs and consequences of transfer madness

KweséESPN takes a look at the transfer shenanigans in the Nigeria domestic league, with Plateau United registering 50 players for the coming season.

KweséESPN's complete NPFL Season Preview KweséESPN's complete NPFL Season Preview

Ahead of the 2017-18 Nigeria Professional Football League kickoff on Sunday January 14, KweséESPN profiles the league's contenders and new boys.

CHAN Super Eagles held by NPFL champions Plateau United in Super Six CHAN Super Eagles held by NPFL champions Plateau United in Super Six

Nigeria's CHAN team were held by NPFL champions Plateau United in the second day of Super Six action, with Kano Pillars and Akwa United also drew 0-0.

NPFL Invitational represents opportunity for indifferent Enyimba, Plateau United NPFL Invitational represents opportunity for indifferent Enyimba, Plateau United

The upcoming NFPL Invitational provides an opportunity for Enyimba and Plateau United to improve on their underwhelming preseason form.

Pyagbara stars in big Akwa win, champions crash out Pyagbara stars in big Akwa win, champions crash out

Plateau United's hopes of a League and Cup 'double' went up in smoke on Sunday following a 4-2 aggregate defeat to Niger Tornadoes.

Aiteo Cup Preview: Plateau United, Sunshine Stars out to avenge quarter-final defeats Aiteo Cup Preview: Plateau United, Sunshine Stars out to avenge quarter-final defeats

Aiteo Cup holders FC Ifeanyi Ubah have one foot in the semis, but reigning champions Plateau United must overturn a first-leg deficit.

Plateau United stunned in Aiteo Cup Plateau United stunned in Aiteo Cup

Recently crowned NPFL champions Plateau United were defeated away at Niger Tornadoes in their Aiteo Cup quarter-final first leg.

Plateau United: The anatomy of a title triumph Plateau United: The anatomy of a title triumph

Plateau United were unexpected NPFL champions this season, but how exactly did the Jos-based side mastermind the triumph?

NPFL Final Day: Complete Preview NPFL Final Day: Complete Preview

A thrilling penultimate round of NPFL action has left various key storylines of the season unresolved ahead of the final day.

Plateau United on verge of history - good and bad Plateau United on verge of history - good and bad

Plateau United is on the verge of winning the NPFL title for the first time and become only the second club from Jos to be crowned champions.

NPFL wrap: Plateau miss a golden chance NPFL wrap: Plateau miss a golden chance

Plateau United failed to capitalise on MFM's slip up, while Enugu Rangers made it three wins on the trot.

Nigeria League wrap: Plateau suffer shock loss Nigeria League wrap: Plateau suffer shock loss

League leaders Plateau United suffered a shock defeat on a day when all 10 home teams walked away with three points.

MFM FC title dreams hinge on Enyimba clash MFM FC title dreams hinge on Enyimba clash

Ahead of their potential title showdown next weekend, NPFL contenders MFM FC and Plateau United face decisive fixtures.

NPFL Wrap: Akwa lose ground on leaders Plateau NPFL Wrap: Akwa lose ground on leaders Plateau

Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.

Nigeria Professional Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Rivers United .. 38 +34 77
2 Plateau United 38 +21 67
3 Remo Stars 38 +17 62
4 Kwara United 38 -2 58
5 Enugu Rangers 38 +11 56
6 Nasarawa Unite.. 38 -6 53
7 Enyimba 38 +3 52
8 Gombe United 38 0 52
9 Akwa United 38 -1 52
10 Wikki Tourists 38 -1 52
11 Sunshine Stars 38 0 51
12 Niger Tornadoe.. 38 -6 51
13 Abia Warriors 38 +6 50
14 Dakkada FC 38 -7 49
15 Lobi Stars 38 -12 49
16 Shooting Stars.. 38 -4 48
17 Katsina United 38 -8 48
18 Heartland 38 -16 47
19 Kano Pillars 38 -4 45
20 MFM FC 38 -25 36
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