2022 AITEO CUP FINAL:Plateau is the Mecca of Nigerian Football-Hon.Longbap,Plateau State FA Chairman.


By Nathaniel Mobolade.

As the 2022 Aiteo Cup Finals is set to hold between the two old football rival clubs in the state ,Plateau Utd and Mighty Jets International; Plateau State has been described as the ‘Mecca of Nigerian Football’.

This was stated by the State FA Chairman, Honourable Sunday Longbap, in a chat with journalists (SSI MEDIA) inclusive, at the New Jos International Stadium, Zaria Road.

Hon, Longbap while praising the players that have come out of Jos, said the State has produced many players in time past who have gone to represent the country both at the age-grade and the senior levels and even gone to ply their trade abroad.

He said ” on that aspect, we expect high display of talents on the Plateau, Plateau is the Mecca of Nigerian Football, so I don’t expect anything less than perfect football to the highest perspective on that day

On whether the governor will be present, the FA Chairman, said every arrangements have been put in place for his presence though he could send representative but as a lover of football I expect with his teams playing in the finals and haven made records and have kept some of us abreast with beautiful soccer artistry,he will be very much available if wishes were horses

Hon Longbap, therefore, called on all football fans in and around the state to come out and cheer both Plateau Utd and Mighty Jets International, to victory.

He,however, enjoined everyone to be security conscious as they enjoy the the best of the Aiteo Cup Finals in the State.

The finals come up on Wednesday 22nd June, 2022 by 3:00pm at the Jos International Stadium, Zaria Road.

It will be recalled that Plateau Utd defeated an amateur side Rahbam FC by 4-1 in a penalty shootout after the regulation time ended 0-0. While Mighty Jets International defeated Mighty Jets feeders by 5-4 via penalties after the game ended 2 all.


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