Plateau United head coach, Abdul Maikaba has congratulated his Rivers United’s counterpart, Stanley Eguma following the Port Harcourt club claimed their very first Nigeria Professional Soccer League title.
Rivers United were confirmed champions of the 2021/22 year soon after Akwa United defeated Plateau United 2-1 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium last Saturday to give Stanley Eguma’s aspect an unassailable 10 factors lead at the summit.
The pleasure of Rivers sooner or later dropped 2-1 to Nasarawa United on Sunday but the club previously have the trophy in the bag.
Subsequent the title acquire , Maikaba took to Twitter to congratulate his rival.
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“Congratulations to my friend,a wonderful tactician and remarkably clever coach Stanley Eguma for emerging #NPFL22 champions with @RiversUnitedFC. This feat is worthy of commending as they have finished nicely this season @LMCNPFL #successmindset#champions,” his Tweet study.
This is the maiden League trophy for Rivers United which was fashioned in 2016 as a outcome of the merging of Rivers State’s most significant clubs, Sharks and Dolphins.
Up next for Rivers United is a game with Kano Pillars on Sunday July 3 at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt.
Rivers United presently have 71 factors from 35 video games, when Plateau United have been equipped to amass 61 points soon after 35 online games played.