Plateau United F.C.

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Plateau United
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Full name Plateau United Football Club of Jos
Founded 1975
Ground Rwang Pam Stadium
Jos, Nigeria
Ground Capacity 15,000
Chairman Yakubu Taddy
Manager Bala Nkiyu
League Nigeria Premier League

Plateau United Football Club of Jos (usually known as Plateau United) are a Nigerian football (soccer) club. Before 1991, they were known as the JIB Strikers FC.[1]

The name "Plateau United" was the former name of their cross-town rivals Mighty Jets.[2] They were promoted to the Nigeria Premier League for the 2010–11 season by winning on the last day against Mighty Jets, but were relegated back the next year on the last day. They were promoted back to the top league on the last day of the 2015 season.[3]

In 2013, their feeder team were one of four clubs suspended, pending an investigation into their 79–0 victory over Akurba FC.[4] The four clubs were accused of match-fixing in order to advance into the professional league. On 22 July 2013, Plateau Feeders, Akurba FC, Police Machine FC and Bubayaro FC were each banned for 10 years, with the players and officials in each game banned for life.

Achievements[edit]

1999

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

2000  – First Round

Current team[edit]

As of January 2017

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

No. Position Player
1 Nigeria GK John Gaadi
2 Nigeria Obasi Okoro
3 Nigeria Daniel Itodo
4 Nigeria Chima Ndukwu
5 Nigeria Jimmy Ambrose
6 Nigeria Golbe Elisha
7 Nigeria Longji Obadiah
8 Nigeria Anayor Ogbonna
9 Nigeria Myep Bulus-Ghai
10 Nigeria Benjamin Turba
11 Nigeria Philip Azango
12 Nigeria FW Ogene Elisha
14 Nigeria Emeka Umeh
17 Nigeria Peter Eneji Moses
18 Nigeria Emma Kingsley
19 Nigeria Reuben Bala
20 Nigeria Sadiq Yusuf
No. Position Player
21 Nigeria Oladele Ajiboye
22 Nigeria Ayo Segun
23 Nigeria Simbad Adams
24 Benin DF Junior Salomon
25 Nigeria MF Joshua Obaje
26 Nigeria Ingbe Sunday
27 Nigeria Ibeh Johnson
28 Nigeria Emmanuel Odeye
29 Nigeria Daddy Francis
30 Nigeria Lankat Isah
31 Nigeria Hamish Saleh
32 Nigeria Kabiru Umar
33 Nigeria Lazarus Fan
34 Nigeria Wash Bitrus
35 Nigeria Kim John
36 Nigeria Mafeng Pam
37 Nigeria Jerome Dung

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