NPFL U15 La Liga: “All Things Being Equal, With Our Brand Of Football And Early Preparations For This Event, We Are Good For The Trophy:……… Longji Mikuk


The Chief Coach Plateau United Under-15 team in the ongoing NPFL Under-15 LaLiga Promises, Longji Mikuk, has reiterated that his team, made up of young and talented boys have all it takes to win this tournament.

Coach Longji, whose wards have never crossed the group stage in previous editions of the tournament, made the quarter final cut after putting 4 goals past Lobi Stars Under-15 team, beating them 4-2.

According to Coach Jaja, as he’s fondly called: “We are very excited and happy to reach the next round. This is the first time we are achieving that. The difference this year from the other years is that the preparation was done early. We came to Ikene very early, we came in here 4 to 5 days of the tournament. The boys acclamatised well because the weather in Jos is cooler compared to the weather here. We were able to play some friendly matches which prepared us well.”

Coach Longji Mikuk concludes: “All things been equal, with our brand of football of which we know Football fans here in Ikenne love and couple with our early preparations for this event, we are good for the trophy. I want to thank the people of Plateau State and all the lovers of Plateau United and good football for their support via phone calls, messages and the ones on ground here.” gathers that the quarter final matches will now be played on Saturday and Sunday, and Plateau United Under-15 will be the first team to take to the field as they battle Enyimba International FC Under-15 team by 7:30am.

In the other quarter final, slated for the same Saturday, Shooting Stars Under-15 team will confront Sunshine Stars Under-15 team.

On Sunday, Akwa United will battle it out with Elkanemi Warriors by 3pm, while the last quarter final will see Remo Stars lock horns with Wikki Tourists FC by 4:30pm.

All matches will be played at Remo Stars stadium, Ikenne, Ogun State.


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