Mighty Jets F.C.

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Mighty Jets
Mighty Jets Logo
Nickname(s)The Jets
GroundRwang Pam Stadium
Jos, Nigeria
PresidentAlhaji Ismaila Mabo
ChairmanAlex Noel Wukari [1]
ManagerBenedict Akwuegbu
LeagueNigeria National League
WebsiteClub website

Mighty Jets FC is a Nigerian football club from Jos, playing in the Nigeria National League. They play at the Rwang Pam Stadium, with a capacity of 15,000.


They are one of only a half dozen active 'privately owned' professional clubs in Nigeria (not owned by state governments).

They were the first winners of the Nigerian League in 1972. They played at the top level until 1985.

Jets also appeared in a number of cup finals, losing the 1972 final replay 3-2 to Bendel Insurance after tying the first match 2-2 after a late goal from Garba Okoye.[2] Jets also lost the 1974 cup final 2-0 to Enugu Rangers.

Jets were further demoted to the third division in 1994, spending three seasons there before promoted back to the second division in 1997. The Jets' last time in the Premier League was a one-year stint in 2004. They finished at the bottom of the 18-team table with 28 points (7 wins, 7 ties and 20 losses) and then lost a promotion playoff against rivals Wikki Tourists when the league expanded to 20 teams. The season was worsened by their banishment to Owerri the last half of the season after crowd trouble. With a new board of directors in place in 2016, the club is targeting promotion to the Nigeria Premier League.[3] Some of Mighty Jets former players [4] now play in the Nigeria Premier League.



Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

1973: Second Round
1975 – First Round

Current Players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Steven Rabwo
3 Thomas Azi
4 Saleh Hamisu
5 Umaru Mohammed
7 Alkassim Mohammed
8 Danjuma Abdulahi
10 Umar Mohamed
11 Uche Illo
12 Godwin Micheal
13 Ismail Musa
14 Cletus Nkenjika
No. Position Player
15 Peter Nmoh
16 Chizoba Illodigwe
17 Seth Maji
20 Shola Olariyi
22 GK Musa Gyanga
23 Sanni Abdulrazaq
26 Nigeria FW Justice Fan
30 Sanni Ishiaku
35 Williams Abba
37 Sani Abdulahi
39 Pius Udoh
38 Yusuf Ajifowowe


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